Closing the income gap will reduce population outflow

For the 5th consecutive year more than 60 members of 5 Chambers met at Nordea bank.

Welcome 2 new members

Latvijas Valsts Mezi and Studio Hermansons have joined AmCham this past month.

Lower personal taxes but on a tighter leash

The government decided to reduce the social insurance rate for employees by 1% to 34.09% and the plan to reduce the personal income tax to 20% by 2016 has been sidetracked.

President Obama highlights Investment Summit

On August 6 the President Obama announced the first-ever SelectUSA Investment Summit to increase foreign investment and spur middle class job growth.

Astra Logistic Ltd. celebrates 10 years

In the beginning of August, 2013 Astra Logistic Ltd. celebrated its 10th anniversary of successful work in the field of pharmalogistics.

Welcome new chair of PwC Latvia

Country Managing Partner of PwC Latvia, Ahmed Sharkh hands on the reins of the office to Zlata Elksnina-Zascirinska.

Getting closer to the US

On July 15 AmCham board members and Ambassador to Latvia in the United States Mr. Razans met at the terrace of Dome Hotel & SPA.

New General Manager for GEFCO Baltic

Martynas Kersys has become new General Manager for GEFCO Baltic.

Building a better working world

In addition to the new purpose, Ernst & Young has adopted EY as its global brand name and unveiled a new logo.

Skrivanek ranked amongst World’s Largest Language Services Providers

Skrivanek ranked the 35th top-grossing language service provider amongst a hundred of the world's largest representatives in the sector.

Hotel Bergs celebrates 10 years

Hotel Bergs celebrated its 10th Annivesrsary with a live performance by famous accordionist Ksenija Sidorova, pianist Aizhana Nurkenova and violinist Sasha Sitkovetsky.

Over 340 attend Latvian Economic and Innovation Forum

Entrepreneurs, researchers and professionals from 21 countries took part in a forum to discuss discuss Latvia’s place in the global world.

Foundation stone laid for Sakret plant in Russia

Sakret officially launched construction of their new production plant in Samara, Russia.

1400 people celebrate US Independence Day

On June 29 the US Independence Day was held on the grounds of the US Embassy.

100% networking. No ties allowed.

Interesting conversations, delicious cocktails and fantastic views of Riga were part of a special evening prepared for us by the 77Agency team.


August 2013


Welcome to the fall season. Get ready for a busy and exciting fall program, and mark your calendar!


Upcoming events


Sep 05, 2013

The war for talent is on

from 11:30 till 14:00


Sep 10, 2013

Executive Leadership Series

from 08:00 till 10:00


Sep 19, 2013

SKA team takes home top prizes

from 19:00 till 21:00


Sep 26, 2013

A look from the inside

from 18:30 till 21:00


Oct 18, 2013

A view from Brussels

from 11:45 till 14:00

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