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Today the Transparency Act Comes into Effect in Norway

01 July 2022

Today, July 1, 2022, a new law - the Transparency Act - comes into effect in Norway, requiring companies operating in Norway to make sure human rights and decent working conditions are respected in their operations and supply chains. To help our members understand how will this new law affect Norwegian businesses and Latvian exporters operating in the Norwegian market, the Norwegian Chamber of Commerce in Latvia together with the Latvian Wood Construction Cluster and the Oslo-based Codex Law Firm organized a webinar, which provided an overview of the main aspects of the Transparency Act and its implications for business.... Read more

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NCCL uzsāk kampaņu, aicinot latviešus apgūt norvēģu valodu

20 June 2022

Iespēja apgūt jaunas zināšanas un prasmes, strādāt no mājām un saņemt augstāku atalgojumu nekā vidējā atlīdzība Latvijā. Iespēja strādāt starptautiskā darba vidē, nepametot ģimeni, mājas un draugus. Šie ir tikai daži no apsvērumiem, kurus, publicējot interneta vietni www.norsk.lv, uzskaita Norvēģijas Tirdzniecības kamera (NCCL) un ar Norvēģiju saistītie starptautisko pakalpojumu centri Latvijā, aicinot latviešus apgūt norvēģu valodu un uzsākt karjeru starptautisko pakalpojumu nozarē.... Read more

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NCCL together with RBS and OsloMet Discusses Digital Transformation

10 June 2022

On June 2, NCCL together with its member Riga Business School, held the first "Business After Hours" meeting after a long break focusing on Digital Transformation in Theory and Practice. The event was organised in conjunction with the international Futures 2050 forum "Steering Education: From Imagination to Impact", and called attention to some of the exiting and upcoming challenges in digitalisation of the education sector and workspace.... Read more

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Norwegian in Latvia Celebrate May 17 with a Parade in Old Town Riga

18 May 2022

May 17 is an important day for Norwegians. It is a Day when Norway celebrates its Constitution Day. A noteworthy aspect of the Norwegian Constitution Day is its non-military nature. All over Norway, children's parades with an abundance of flags form the central elements of the celebration. In a similar fashion, yesterday over 100 Norwegians and their friends, among whom the largest proportion were students studying medicine at Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte (Riga Stradins University), joined a parade in the Old Town Riga, celebrating Norway's Constitution Day along with the values its stands for - democracy, peace, and freedom.... Read more

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Nordic investors launch Sustainable Construction Olympics in Riga

13 May 2022

Riga may have lagged behind in the new project development, but what has already been started and what is planned for the future is even more daring and sustainable than what's been done in Western Europe. This is one of the takeaways from the Nordic Baltic Business Forum, which took place in Riga yesterday, May 12, focusing on how are Nordic investors contributing to the sustainable development of the real estate and construction industries in Latvia.... Read more

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Orkla Soon to Open the Most Advanced Biscuit Production Plant in North Europe

11 May 2022

Today, May 11, a special time capsule was laid in the foundations of Orkla Biscuit Production plant to leave a message for the generations to come. Participating in the ceremony were Orkla Group Executive Vice President Ingvill Tarberg Berg, Orkla Biscuit Production CEO Johan Uddin, Minister of Economy of Republic of Latvia Jānis Vitenbergs, Head of the European Commission's Representation in Latvia Zane Petre, Chairman of Ādaži Municipality Māris Sprindžuks, as well as Jānis Zilgme, Merks Deputy Director of Construction.... Read more

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NCCL Welcomes New Member - Slokenbergs PLLC

26 April 2022

Join us in welcoming SLOKENBERGS PLLC into the NCCL member community! SLOKENBERGS PLLC is a law firm and business consultancy based in New York (US), founded by Ivars Slokenbergs, a corporate and commercial cross-border lawyer. The firm advises Baltic and other European companies doing business in the US or planning entry to the US market.... Read more

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Apply for Capital Discount for Digital Transformation

13 April 2022

Our member Global Consulting informs us of the opportunity for companies to receive capital discount for Digital Transformation projects. The purpose of the aid scheme, which is administrated by Altum, is to promote the development of entrepreneurship and the growth of turnover by supporting large - scale and productivity - oriented investments in business digital transformation tools that promote 4.0. industy solutions in production processes; and the automation or robotization of traditional business functions.... Read more