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John Tully elected as a member of the AmCham Board

Jul 09

John Martin Tully, CEO of Mikrotikls has been elected to the AmCham Board of Directors replacing George Miu, General Manager of Radisson Blu Elizabete and Radisson Blu Ridzene Hotels. He assumes the position immediately and will serve the remaining portion of Miu's term.

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Latvia - successful in overcoming the pandemic

Jul 07

Latvia has succeeded in overcoming the first wave of the pandemic more successfully than most other countries, and has the strongest results according to many economic indicators, according to Martins Abolins, Citadele Bank Economist. The initial downward slide in the economy is over, and Latvia is experiencing a V-shaped recovery. Sensible state finances and being part of the Eurozone allowed borrowing funds to stimulate the economy, while balanced external trade, moderate house prices and careful issuance of loans helped keep the internal economy stable. However, the crisis is not yet over and a cautious approach should continue to be taken.

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AmCham marks U.S. Independence Day with drive-in cinema

Jul 03

On Friday, July 3 over 100 guests celebrated the 244th Anniversary of U.S. Independence with an outdoor drive-in movie night screening Patriot’s Day at the Business Garden Riga campus. The event was kicked off with opening remarks by U.S. Ambassador in Latvia John Carwile and President of AmCham Zinta Jansons.

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Membership is an attestation that we belong to the modern Latvian business community.

Dace Silava-Tomsone, Managing Partner, COBALT