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.  

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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 >

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Welcome to Amberfide as new member

SIA Amberfide is a Financial Planning & Analysis and Business Controlling outsourcer based in Latvia, specializing in profit / loss forecasting, budgeting, period-end closing, management reporting and ad hoc financial analysis. .. Read more >

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Available jobs at DNB

Do you have knowledge of Norwegian language and have managerial experience – we have the perfect job for you... Read more >

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Welcome to 5 new members

We welcome 4 new Small Business members and 1 new Individual member: Plast-Tech (producing horse-trailers for international export, located in Saldus), Arhīvu serviss (professional document storage, archiving and destruction services), RTS Baltics (international logistics company offering freight transportation between Baltic countries and Scandinavia) and Cecilie Lanes/ Cessa (Norwegian author, who has cooperated with Latvian artists and business since 2008). We also welcome Jahn Haldorsen as new Individual member.  .. Read more >

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Meeting with Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Børge Brende

April 21-22 the Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende met with Team Norway. Norwegian investments and experiences were presented by NCCL, DNB, Livonia Print, Statoil Fuel&Retail/ Circle K, Møller Baltic Import, Linstow and Orkla.The reason for his visit was the 4th meeting of Foreign Ministers of the Nordic-Baltic (NB8) and the Visegrad Group countries. Børge Brende also had a bilateral meeting with the Foreign Minister of Latvia Edgars Rinkēvičs, discussing various bilateral and regional issues... Read more >

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Article 5 of the NATO Treaty is a sacred obligation for the U.S. - Vice President Biden

The U.S. is committed to Article 5 of the NATO Treaty, which is a scared obligation, visiting U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said after a meeting with the three Baltic presidents in Riga today.He emphasized that the treaty is a written agreement which has been signed by the United States, meaning that the U.S. intends on fulfilling its obligations in full to its NATO allies. While in Riga, Biden also discussed in more detail technical matters related to implementing the decisions made during the recent NATO Summit in Warsaw... Read more >

Exports of goods down 2.8%, imports drop 5.2% in H1

In the first six months of 2016, Latvia exported EUR 4.833 billion worth of goods to foreign countries, down 2.8 percent or EUR 137.7 million from the same period in 2015, while imports dropped 5.2 percent or EUR 315.5 million to EUR 5.776 billion, the Central Statistics Bureau (CSB) reported.In June this year, Latvia exported EUR 815.409 million worth of goods, down 3.1 percent or EUR 25.9 million from May 2016, but by 0.4 percent or EUR 3.4 million more than in June 2015. Latvian imports declined 1.8 percent or EUR 17.7 million from May 2016 and 4.1 percent or EUR 41.8 million from June 2015 to EUR 984.117 million in June 2016... Read more >

Vote on appointing Kolegova as Revenue Service's chief put off for a week due to Unity's objections

The government has postponed the vote on appointing State Environmental Service's head Inga Kolegova as the director general of the State Revenue Service until next week following Unity's objections to Kolegova's candidacy. All four Unity ministers participating in the government's meeting today voted against appointing Kolegova the Revenue Service's chief. Therefore, according to the coalition agreement, review of the matter had to be put off for a week... Read more >

Employers' Confederation supports increasing non-taxable minimum, not the minimum wage

 Latvian Employers' Federation believes that non-taxable minimum income should be raised in Latvia rather than the minimum monthly wage. "The optimum minimum wage level is approximately 40 percent of the average wage. If that level is exceeded, business activity will be impeded. Another problem is that the minimum wage is usually paid to untrained workers whose job involves minimum responsibility and who do less than other workers," the Employers Federation's Director General Liga Mengelsone told LETA... Read more >