AmCham involvement in Internal Market Committee

AmCham has become a member of the Internal Market Committee of the Ministry of Economics of Latvia and in 2018 plans to solve topical issues related to the improvement of the business environment based on the successful cooperation with the Ministry of Economics.

AmCham board measures performance and sets targets

AmCham Board and Staff kicks-off the event season with semi-annual strategic meeting to decide upon AmCham key priority areas and review accomplishments over the past year.

Members speak out

A small group of AmCham members, representing different industries and different membership levels were invited for the Member Focus Lunch event on January 24.

Preparing for the new accounting law

FICIL calls to participate members interested in contributing to the new Accounting Law on February 12. If you would like to join the meeting discussing the draft law, please sign up: here

FICIL Sentiment Index 2017 launched

On 10 January FICIL presented the results of the 3rd FICIL Sentiment Index to FICIL members, ministers, representatives of diplomatic missions, media and policy makers. Overall the investment climate in Latvia has improved. The full report, presentation and video from the event available below.

Invest in America 2018 Summit

Join federal shareholders, Governors and local officials to celebrate investment success, discuss obstacles to investing in America, and explore new opportunities for engagement.

Welcome new members - Avis & WorkingDay Latvia

AVIS (SIA Ideal Services) and WorkingDay Latvia have joined the Chamber as Corporate members. Welcome to the AmCham community!

Baltic-American Dialogue program open for applications

Public organizations (all NGO sector) are invited to apply for Baltic-American Dialogue program to receive financial support up to 10 000 USD to host speakers from the U.S. to travel to Baltics. Applicant organizations are encouraged to design projects and invite experts to address the interests of their unique constituencies. Application deadline is February 1. Apply here!

The View from Washington: The Challenges of Doing Business in Latvia

Dainis Butners, who interned at AmCham this summer, is AmCham individual member and President of the European Business Association of the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. Dainis has written three articles in a series "An American in Riga - the View from Washington".


January 2018


Welcome to our latest newsletter! We kicked off the event program of this year with AmCham Board retreat when the Board approved the strategy for the coming year with priorities: enhancing trade, preparing the future labor force and ensuring safe business and investment climate in Latvia. We also held a Member Focus Lunch during which members shared their feedback and suggested topics for upcoming events. We have prepared some interesting events for you in February. Just click on the links below to register!


Upcoming events


Feb 21, 2018

Prime Minister addresses international community - 11 Chambers of Commerce

from 18:00 till 21:00


Feb 27, 2018

Smart design for innovation that cultivate creativity

from 18:30 till 21:00


Mar 05, 2018

The Keys to Success to Enter the U.S. Market

from 09:30 till 14:00


Mar 07, 2018

AmCham selects new board and officials

from 19:00 till 21:00


Apr 21, 2018

Quarter century for AmCham

from 18:30 till 23:00


May 24, 2018

Great networking and playful humor of Don Pasquale

from 17:30 till 21:00

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