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FICIL work group update

Jan 25

The Foreign Investors Council in Latvia (FICIL) is AmCham's close advocacy partner on many issues regarding the business and investment environment in Latvia. AmCham, as an Associate member of FICIL, is invited to delegate its members to participate in the FICIL working groups if they have interest or relevant experience in any particular area. More detailed description of each group is available here. Previous position papers of the work groups can be found here.

There are several work meetings planned for February 2021: 

  • Healthcare work group meeting on February 1st at 15:00;
  • Labor force work group meeting on February 2nd at 14:00;
  • Investment protection and court efficiency work group meeting on February 8th at 15:00;
  • Tax policy and administration work group meeting on February 10th at 14:00.

As a member of FICIL, AmCham invites its members to participate or continue taking part in the following 14 work groups of FICIL: 

  • Anti organized crime
  • Fair competition and public procurement
  • Food and drink industry
  • Digitalization
  • Construction
  • Education
  • Green economy development
  • Healthcare issues
  • Anti corruption, economic crime and shadow economy
  • Investment protection and court efficiency
  • Intellectual property protection
  • Labor force issues
  • Tax policy and administration
  • Transport and infrastructure
Please note that the work groups formulate opinions relevant to the business climate as a whole, not individual investors. Each year FICIL submits its recommendations to the Cabinet of Ministers and a recap of this year's High Council meeting can be found here. To sign up for FICIL working groups, you are invited to apply here.
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