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NCCL invites adding Norway to the Baltic Bubble

22 May 2020

This week, Norwegian Chamber of Commerce in Latvia sent a letter to Latvia‘s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Transport thanking the Latvian government for their fast and decisive actions that has helped to curtail the spread of COVID-19 in Latvia, which has lead to easing restrictions and opening borders for passenger travel between all three Baltic countries. The letter also thanked the authorities for allowing direct flights to and from Oslo and Frankfurt starting May 18 until June 9.... Read more

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NCCL meeting with BlueOrange Bank

22 May 2020

On May 21, NCCL members joined an online meeting with the Executive Team of BlueOrange Bank, which joined NCCL as Gold member earlier this year, to discuss key aspects in building and maintaining long-term relationship with the bank!... Read more

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NCCL greetings on May 17

17 May 2020

On May 17, Norwegians all around the world celebrated Norway's Constitution Day! For Norwegians in Latvia, it was no exception!... Read more

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Impact and Latest Trends of Covid-19 on the Rental Housing Market

16 May 2020

In order to stem the spread of COVID-19 in Latvia the emergency situation is extended until 9 June 2020. Until then there shall be restrictive measures established by the Government that have serious impact on all sectors of the national economy. The rental housing market is no exception and has encountered a sharp drop in rent and significant changes to the situation of the lease market. Check out the overview of the current trends to the rental housing market prepared by the Ellex Klaviņš Law Firm.... Read more

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Letter from the Ambassador and NCCL Chairman & Vice-Chairman

15 May 2020

In response to the crisis situation spured by the COVID-19 pandemic and in connection to Norway's Constitution Day on May 17, the Ambassador of Norway and the newly-elected Chairman and Vice-Chairman of NCCL has prepared a letter to Norwegian company owners and managers in Latvia, reassuring of Embassy's and the Chamber's committment to continue to work for fewer barriers to trade, partnerships and investments, enhanced economic cooperation, and thus fostering synergies between the economies of Norway and Latvia. The full statement is attached below!... Read more

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NCCL meets Atea Global Services to Discuss Post Pandemic World of IT

13 May 2020

On May 7, NCCL members joined an online meeting with the Expert Team of Atea Global Services to discuss the Post Pandemic World of IT. The Sales Director of Atea Global Services Dagne Grass gave an elaborate insight in the challenges various companies have faced as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Bringing all business operations online, including starting to work remotely, meant introducing new technologies, reinventing daily routines, focusing on stabilizing the situation and introducing standardization.... Read more

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Matīss Kukainis elected as the Chairman of NCCL, Frode Aasheim – as the Vice-Chairman

07 May 2020

Starting this week, the Norwegian Chamber of Commerce in Latvia will be Chaired by Matīss Kukainis, the founding partner of Spīgulis & Kukainis Law firm, who has a been elected member of the NCCL board since 2017 and for the past year as served as the NCCL Vice-Chairman. Meanwhile, in the role of the Vice-Chairman the NCCL board elected Frode Aasheim, Director of Kaizen Institute of Latvia, who has previously served on the NCCL board between 2013 and 2016.... Read more