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 350 MEUR and the Norwegian Chamber has close to 100 members. Members are invited to regular business and social events with interesting topics, speakers, companies, stakeholders and networking opportunities. We facilitate professional networking, exchange of experiences, provide relevant information and promote Norwegian companies, competence and business values. Please contact me to hear more about us and the value of membership!  

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Joint Chamber Pre-Election Debates Explore Vision for Latvia's Future

On Monday, September 12, NCCL together with the Foreign Investors's Council in Latvia (FICIL) and other leading foreign Chambers in Latvia organised pre-election debates with prime minister candidates and leading politicians from political parties, which according to the latest SKDS polls, surpass the 5% threshold needed for the party to be elected in the Latvian Parliament. .. Read more >

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NCCL Welcomes Ine Måreng as the New Norwegian Ambassador to Latvia

Warm welcome and congratulations to the new Norwegian Ambassador H.E. Ine Måreng on her official accreditation in Latvia! .. Read more >

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Norwegian Celebrates 20 Years as a Scheduled Airline

On 1 September 2022, Norwegian celebrated its 20th anniversary as a scheduled airline. In those 20 years it has carried over 300 million passengers and developed an extensive network of low-cost flights from various European airports. .. Read more >

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NCCL Back to Work Happy Hour at Sporta 2 Quarter

On August 24, NCCL members and friends met up for a "Back to Work" Happy Hour, which this year took place at Sporta 2 Quarter, which was acquired by Linstow Baltic last year with an ambition to turn this space into a vibrant, multifunctional and liveable urban quarter, combing modern contemporary design and functions with some of the authentic qualities of the area... Read more >

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NCCL Board Thanks Kristian Ødegaard for the Close Cooperation

On August 17, NCCL Board members joined a farewell reception of the Norwegian Ambassador in Latvia H.E. Kristian Ødegaard, whose four year ambassadorship ended this summer!.. Read more >

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Foreign investments in Latvian companies last year reached almost EUR 11.29 billion

Investment of foreign companies and individuals in share capital of Latvian companies last year reached EUR 11.29 billion, according to Lursoft business database. The steep rise was caused by registration of Swedbank Baltics holding in February 2021. .. Read more >

Riga Airport serves 2.35 million passengers in 2021

Operational data on Riga Airport performance show that the number of passengers handled at Riga Airport in 2021 exceeded 2.35 million, which is an increase of 17 percent as compared to 2020. In comparison to 2019, the number of passengers dropped by 70 percent. London, Tallinn, Frankfurt, Kiev and Amsterdam were the most popular destinations from Riga in 2021... Read more >

After arriving at Riga Airport, passengers will be able to take voluntary Covid-19 test

When entering Latvia at Riga International Airport, persons will have the opportunity to take a voluntary Covid-19 test, the government approved on Tuesday. The new requirement will take effect on Thursday, December 2nd... Read more >

Average gross wage in Latvia grows 10.4% in Q3

RIGA, Dec 1 (LETA) - In the third quarter of 2021, the average monthly gross salary in the country for full-time work was EUR 1,280, according to the data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB). Compared to the third quarter 2020, the average monthly salary increased by EUR 121 or 10.4 percent, but the hourly wages before taxes - by 4.4 percent - from EUR 8.09 to EUR 8.44... Read more >

Saeima endorses Latvia's 2022 draft budget

The Saeima yesterday endorsed in principle a bill on Latvia's 2022 budget in which consolidated revenue is planned at EUR 10.6 billion, while expenditure is projected at EUR 12.4 billion. Latvia's general government deficit is planned at EUR 1.62 billion, or 4.8 percent of GDP... Read more >

Nontaxable minimum income to be gradually raised to EUR 500 next year

The Saeima on Monday endorsed in principle and gave urgency status to draft amendments to the Personal Income Tax Law, which will raise non-taxable minimum income for working and retired people to EUR 500 in 2022... Read more >