On September 26 the networking event at the Embassy gathered 'full house' of Norwegian entrepreneurs. Investment and Development Agency of Latvia, Norwegian Chamber of Commerce in Latvia and both Latvian and Norwegian Embassy representatives were present at the event and presented latest updates on trade between Latvia and Norway, new Latvian tax law, investment trends as well as EEA grants.
There was a good experience sharing in doing business with Latvia. One of the biggest Norwegian investors in Latvia Orkla Confectionery & Snacks Norge AS shared their current experience in food production as well as their future plans of expanding the production in Latvia.
Attendees had a chance to meet Latvia's new ambassador Judīte Dobele who noted that Latvian – Norwegian relationship is diverse and very active in many areas including political ties and exchange of high level visits, co-operation on security issues. Co-operation in culture and education areas has been long and sustainable. Economic ties and trade have been the backbone of bilateral cooperation.
The young entrepreneurs of Latvia’ s start-ups who participated in the Exhibition Oslo Innovation Week on the same date, used the opportunity to be present at the networking event.