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Marking 100th Anniversary & Building New Connections

05 February 2021

Today marks the 100th Anniversary of diplomatic relations between Latvia and Norway! It is a moment of celebration. It is also a solid foundation for building new connections and strengthening cooperation. As we are starting a new year, the Norwegian Chamber of Commerce in Latvia is driven by a motto "Together discovering new ways forward"!... Read more

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NCCL invites Norwegian Investors to Participate in the first Sentiment Index

14 January 2021

The Norwegian Chamber of Commerce in Latvia (NCCL) together with the Royal Norwegian Embassy invites all Norwegian investors in Latvia to participate in the Norwegian Investor Sentiment Index, which is launched to gain an insight about the Norwegian investor outlook towards the investment climate and business environment in Latvia.... Read more

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Snorre Karkkonen Svensson takes a seat on the NCCL Board

10 January 2021

Snorre Karkkonen Svensson, who is the founder and co-owner of the House of Languages has joined the NCCL Board in December 2020, after Lennart Rasmussen-Lagnehag, representing the Nordic Choice Hotels' branch in Latvia, resigned from the NCCL Board member position.... Read more

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Cabinet of Ministers Approves Regulation of Business Development, Innovation and SMEs Programme

08 January 2021

On 7th January 2021, the Cabinet of Ministers approved the regulation of the "Business Development, Innovation and SMEs" Programme of the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2014-2020. Entrepreneurs will have access to a total of EUR 14,7 million in funding for innovative business development. The Investment and Development Agency of Latvia (LIAA) will be in charge of implementing the Programme.... Read more

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New Requirements for all International Travelers visiting Latvia

08 January 2021

If you are planning to travel to Latvia from abroad, take a note that beginning 15 January, all international arrivals, either by a passenger carrier or private transport, in addition to a filled in Covidpass.lv form, are required to present a negative COVID-19 test taken up to 72 hours, or three days, prior to arriving in Latvia.... Read more

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FICIL Working Groups accept new participants

06 January 2021

As new year has started, if you are concerned concrete aspects of Latvia's investment climate and would like to contribute for a positive change, check out the possibility to join one of the sectoral working groups created by the Foreign Investors' Council in Latvia. ... Read more

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Raising the Bar in Higher Education & Bridging the Gap in the Labour Market

21 December 2020

While Latvian government's primary focus right now is on fighting the COVID-19 pandemic and dealing with its negative impact on Latvia's Healthcare system and economy, Latvia's long-term challenges have not disappeared. One of them is the quality and competitiveness of Latvia's Higher education system and ability to bridge the gap in the labour market. With this in mind, the Norwegian Chamber of Commerce in Latvia last week organized a discussion with Latvia's Minister of Education and Science Ilga Šuplinska, who outlined plans for reforms in Latvia's Higher education system.... Read more

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Radisson BLU: Don't Cancel, Organize Online!

18 December 2020

If your company has been wondering about how to arrange events at a time when no in-person events are permitted, check out the solutions offered by our Gold member Radisson BLU Latvija Conference & SPA Hotel. Having more than 15 years of experience of organizing online events, convenient location and strict adherence to safety protocols, Radisson BLU Latvija Conference & SPA Hotel is ready to assist with your event organization and streaming needs. ... Read more