Welcome to the Norwegian Chamber of Commerce

NCCL is a non-profit, non-governmental membership based business association for companies with Norwegian-Latvian share capital, management or cooperation. Norway is one of the largest investors in Latvia with over 640 MEUR and NCCL has 100 members. We facilitate professional networking, exchange of experiences, provide relevant information and promote Norwegian companies, competence and business values. Members are invited to 35 annual business and social events with interesting topics, speakers, companies, stakeholders and networking opportunities. You are very welcome to contact me to hear more about NCCL and the value of membership. The film highligts our investments, industries, companies and experiences in Latvia.  

Our Corporate Members



Welcoming 4 new members

We welcome video production company Media Flat and Import and export company Premium Food as new members and Jan Haldorsen and Inga Bratena as new Individual members. Thank you to Radisson BLU for upgrading to Corporate membership.  .. Read more >


New General Manager at Radisson Blu Daugava Hotel – Thomas A. Swieca

 In August the Rezidor Hotel Group appointed Thomas A. Swieca as new General Manager of Radisson Blu Daugava Hotel in Riga. He follows Mika Virtanen, who moved within the Rezidor Hotel Group to take over new responsibilities in St. Petersburg, Russia. Swieca is a German national with wealth of experience in the hospitality industry spanning over 25 years. .. Read more >


Influence by joining the FICIL Working Groups

Signing up for one of the FICIL working groups is your possibility to influence the recommendations FICIL are discussing with the Latvian Government.  Depending on the interest and activity, they will be able to see which sectors and areas to address at the next year’s High Council meeting www.ficil.lv NCCL Members who are interested to participante, please contact the Chamber to register. .. Read more >


Riga Business School 25th anniversary: Management Inspiration Stories Seminar

October 21, RTU Riga Business School will organize “Management Inspiration Stories” Seminar introducing and recognizing managers who have managed significant development in a range of areas (economy, culture, sports, society, etc.) for Latvia during the last 25 years. Their experience, philosophy and values are essential to inspire and encourage others, particularly young people, to set and achieve ambitious goals.  See the program of the Anniversary – October 21 09:00 - 16:00 http://www.rbs.lv/our-community/rbs-25th-anniversary .. Read more >


United Press Tipografija winning tender for Stortingsspillet, a Norwegian Parliament Board Game

Congratulations to United Press Tipografija for winning the tender for "Stortingsspillet",  a knowledge-based board game marking the 150th anniversary of the Norwegian Parliament. Representatives of the Parliament also visited United Press during the summer to follow up on the project. .. Read more >


Estonian parliament elects Kersti Kaljulaid as new President

The Estonian parliament on Monday elected Kersti Kaljulaid as the president of Estonia for the next five years with 81 votes and 17 abstentions. Kaljulaid was the sole candidate in the round of election that saw the presidential election return to the Riigikogu after five votes - three in the Riigikogu and two in the electoral college - had failed to produce a result... Read more >

Rail Baltica agreement signed - Transport Ministry concerned about EU financing

Agreement on financing and implementation of the Rail Baltica railroad project has been reached and it will be signed in the three Baltic capitals today, the Baltic joint venture RB Rail CEO Baiba Rubesa told Saeima European Affairs Committee today.Technical work is under way today so nine Baltic institutions would physically sign the agreement, said Rubesa. She admitted that reaching the agreement had not been easy, taking into consideration the different laws and legal procedures in each Baltic country. That, however, is a problem characteristic of all projects involving several European Union member states... Read more >

Latvia slips down to 49th place in Global Competitiveness Index

Latvia ranks 49th in the latest Global Competitiveness Index by the World Economic Forum, having slipped down from the 44th position last year. Latvia still lags behind its Baltic neighbors as Lithuania ranks 35th, up one notch from last year, and Estonia ranks 30th or the same position as last year... Read more >

Without structural reforms, there will be no economic growth - Bank of Latvia head

Without structural reforms, Latvia will not see economic growth in the future, Ilmars Rimsevics, Governor of the Bank of Latvia, said at the conference “Reforms - the Key to Competitiveness and Growth” organized by the Latvian central bank. "If we continue raising taxes, undermining Latvia's competitiveness and ignoring serious problems with health of Latvian labor force, we can't hope for Latvian economic growth in the future,” he said... Read more >