Today is the key moment to demonstrate the values we share with AmCham and support like-minded businesses
Jekaterina Novicka, Partner of Business Development, Orients Audit & Finance
Taking into account an increasing demand in the IT sector, Accenture is organizing additional training courses this autumn. The company plans to train about 220 people who are willing to start a career in the IT industry in the Baltics. Currently, Accenture employs around 2,000 people in the Baltics.Read all >
CSR Latvia has recently announced an open call for its Responsible business ambassadors program designed to cover all topics pertaining to CSR and targeted for companies and entrepreneurs. AmCham members who will join the program will get 5% discount. The application deadline is September 28. The application form is available HERERead all >
On September 16-17, during the FICIL's 25th High Council meeting with the government of Latvia, investors and government representatives agreed on priority areas in the country that need to be addressed to improve the investment environment in Latvia. Investors emphasized that they were particularly looking forward to a clear action plan for managing human capital, prioritizing the green course, promoting digitization, and strengthening the rule of law. FICIL also submitted 11 position papers to the government with proposals in numerous areas.Read all >
On September 13, members of the labor force work group meeting discussed legislation related to benefits for employees when working remotely, Personal Income Tax and the progress of the amendments to the Immigration Law.Read all >
Google, a technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, has recently joined the Chamber as a Corporate member. Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. We warmly welcome Google to the AmCham community!Read all >
On September 8, John L. Carwile, U.S. Ambassador to Latvia welcomed the Board of directors of AmCham Latvia to the Embassy to brief them on the Biden Administration’s policy priorities and strategy for strengthening the transatlantic economic relationship.Read all >
On September 7, more than 40 members of AmCham and Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) joined the webinar "Doing Business in America” organized in cooperation with LCCI and Blue Link Worldwide with a variety of international experts who shared practical tips for a successful U.S. market entry.Read all >
Members were honored to join the luncheon with Egils Levits, President of Latvia who shared his main priorities for Latvia and engaged in an open discussion about current issues affecting the business and investment climate. Among areas of importance for Latvia, he mentioned education, digital skills and innovation that all require adequate commitment from the state. He also emphasized the next Three Seas Initiative Summit to be hosted by Latvia in 2022 as a productive platform to accelerate digital, energy and transport connectivity.Read all >
Nordwoc, a company offering advanced development of professional, scientific and technical services, has joined the Chamber as a Corporate member. Nordwoc covers a full range of solutions, technologies and equipment for measurements and testing with a significance to both science and research as well as production and training. A warm welcome to Nordwoc!
Thanks to Rīga Stradiņš University members had an opportunity to rejoin for the first networking event this autumn at their renovated RSU Anatomy Museum. The program included an excellent presentation and museum tour of as well as delicious snacks and wine.Read all >
AmCham is a 'must-join' organization for any company of scope or international ambition.
Karlis Cerbulis, Senior Vice President of NCH Advisors, Inc.