Growth prospects of airBaltic

Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Executive Board of airBaltic spoke at the AmCham February luncheon on recent developments in the company, including the signing of the investment agreement just one day ago.

U.S. Ambassador hosts a reception

Members appreciated the opportunity to meet Ambassador Pettit and to get acquainted with the various sections at the Embassy. The event was refreshing and informative, followed by a great networking opportunity.

Members form the Tourism Working Group

Members of the Tourism and hospitality industry met to discuss the challenges for positioning Latvia as a tourism destination, especially for the US market. It was agreed that members will create recommendations regarding the tourism development and marketing of Latvia to be submitted to policy-makers.

Encouraging Latvian companies to do business in the USA

In order to promote bilateral trade and investment between Latvia and the U.S. and to encourage Latvian companies to do business in the U.S. AmCham Latvia together with the Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry launches a joint program entitled Gateway to the USA.

Welcome 2 new members

Restaurant KLĪVERSALA and Nordic Club House have joined the Chamber this month. Welcome to the AmCham community!

Diving into numbers: The year in trade

The U.S. Chamber has released data on the U.S. trade statistics in 2015. Although the U.S. exports have declined for the first time since the recession, the EU collectively remained the U.S. #1 trading partner.

New EU-US agreement for data transfers reached

On February 2nd, the US and EU reached a deal on a new Safe Harbour agreement to govern data transfers between the regions, naming the deal the EU-US Privacy Shield. The agreement will make it easier for companies to transfer data between Europe and the US.

More light on TTIP

The recently published study “TTIP and the EU Member States” explores impact of a future TTIP agreement on the EU’s 28 Member States, and also outlines the overall impact of TTIP for the EU and makes policy recommendations.

FICIL invites to join their working groups

AmCham as an Associate member of Foreign Investors Council in Latvia, including a number of our members, is actively involved in its working groups aiming at proposing constructive recommendations to the government on a wide variety of issues.


February 2016


This month we met Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Executive Board of airBaltic who spoke on recent developments in the company. U.S. Ambassador Pettit hosted AmCham members at the U.S. Embassy to introduce us with its various sections. AmCham will hold its 23rd Annual General Meeting on March 3rd at Hotel Bergs. The presence of each member is very important, and we encourage you to sign up here!


Upcoming events


Mar 01, 2016

Indian Raja hosts a great networking event

from 18:30 till 20:30


Mar 03, 2016

AmCham selects new Board

from 19:00 till 21:00


Mar 09, 2016

Unlocking the business opportunities: Latvia & USA

from 15:00 till 17:00


Mar 11, 2016

Rail Baltica: once in a lifetime opportunity

from 11:30 till 14:00


Mar 31, 2016

Holistic Approach to Beauty and Wellness

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Apr 15, 2016

Highlighting Latvia`s success stories and people

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Apr 27, 2016

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