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 700 MEUR and the Norwegian Chamber has over 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. Please contact me to hear more about us and the value of membership. The film highligts our investments, industries, companies and experiences in Latvia.  

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We welcome 3 new members

We warmly welcome Guard systems, a Norwegian company delivering positioning technology services and Riga Graduate School of Law as new Silver members. Norwegian CreoNordic, a complete provider of office solutions and services has joined NCCL as Bronze members. .. Read more >

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Alf Erik Lundgrenn re-elected to the Board of FICIL

The FICIL Annual General Meeting was held on 22 March and the following five representatives were elected to the Executive Board in 2017: Alf Erik Lundgrenn (Norwegian Chamber of Commerce, Chairman)Graham Russell (CEMEX, Chairman)Ints Krasts (SEB, Board Member, Vice-president)Julia Sundberg (Fortum, Head of Heating and Cooling)Zlata Elksniņa-Zaščirinska (PwC, Chair of the Board and Country Managing Partner).. Read more >

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Special offer from Baltic Beach Hotel & SPA on Conference and SPA

Conference Offer for NCCL Members: book a conference in April – May – June and get complimentary morning welcome coffee break or evening cocktail reception during your event... Read more >

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BI and RBS has renewed the dual degree agreement on Bachelor studies

BI Norwegian Business School and Riga Business School (RBS) has renewed the dual degree agreement, which provides RBS students the ability to complete their Bachelor studies in BI (Oslo). As a result, RBS is the only institution in Latvia that provides students the possibility of getting a degree with the three leading global management education accreditations: AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS... Read more >

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New NCCL Board elected: congratulations to Gerhard Erasmus, Matiss Kukainis and Antra Zalite

Congratulations to the new NCCL Board elected on March 7:   • Alf Erik Lundgrenn, Chairman (Nordic Invest) • Sinde Beathe Fure, Vice Chairman (DNB Shared Services Centre)  • Dace Paegle (Business Park Ogre) • Knut Kvisvik (RigaNorge) • NEW Gerhard Erasmus (Radisson Blu Hotel Elizabete) • NEW Matiss Kukainis (Law firm Spīgulis & Kukainis)  • NEW Antra Zalite (Visma Enterprise Latvia & Visma Consulting Latvia)  • Agnese Cimdina (Norwegian Embassy representative) At the first Board meeting on April 4, Alf Erik Lundgrenn was re-elected as Chairman and Sinde Beathe Fure was elected Vice Chairman.   More information about the Board and the Board members    .. Read more >

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Orkla Confectionery & Snacks Latvija plans to invest EUR 3 million in development this year

Of the total amount of investments, 75 percent are earmarked for innovations, increase of capacity, labor and food safety improvements, and 25 percent will be spend on upgrade of equipment, buildings and premises, the company said."We are developing to ensure high quality, new products and their competitiveness in the local and export markets," said the company’s board chairman Toms Didrihsons... Read more >

Remigration driven by longing for friends, families and Latvia in general - survey

Emigrants return to Latvia because they miss their friends, families and the native country in general, shows a new study, Returning to Latvia, conducted by the Center for Diaspora and Migration Research.The survey reveals that only a relatively small number of respondents return to Latvia because of work or business-related reasons. These are mostly highly educated people, many of whom have studied in foreign countries... Read more >

EU funds planning period 2007-2013 comes to a close in Latvia

The 2007-2013 planning period for European Union funds has officially closed in Latvia, as the Finance Ministry informed LETA. In total, EUR 4.5 billion from the European Social Fund, European Regional Development Fund and Cohesion Fund were invested in the national economy of Latvia. .. Read more >

47% of companies in Latvia think shadow economy is low in their industry

Nearly a half or 47 percent of companies in Latvia think that the share of the shadow economy in their respective industry is low, according to the latest Citadele Index survey. Meanwhile, 15 percent of companies claimed the shadow economy was non-existent in their type of business. .. Read more >