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FCCL meets with Finnish Association of Media Editors-in-Chief in Riga

A delegation from the Finnish Association of Media Editors-in-Chief visited Riga to learn about Latvia. The visit was organized by Latvian Investment and Development Agency (LIAA).

Mr. Lasse Henritius, Deputy Chairman of the Finnish Chamber of Commerce in Latvia (FCCL), and board member Silva Jeromānova-Maura were also present. L. Henritius shared valuable insights with the Finnish media representatives about the Latvian business environment, the activities of the FCCL, Finnish companies in Latvia, and the nuances of the local business culture.

Finland is an important cooperation partner of Latvia in both the economy and tourism. In 2023, the total turnover of Latvia's trade in goods and services with Finland was EUR 1.94 billion, which ranked Finland 8th among Latvia's foreign trade partners.

Finland is one of Latvia's priority markets for attracting investments, developing innovations and targeting tourism. Data from the first 4 months of this year show that Finland ranks 2nd in terms of airline bookings - right behind Germany.

Finnish media editors met with the President of Latvia Mr. Edgars Rinkēvičs, representatives of the LIAA, also representatives of the Finnish Chamber of Commerce in Latvia, the Latvian Association of Travel Agents and Operators – ALTA, the Latvian Transatlantic Organization LATO and the news portal "Delfi", learned valuable information about the Latvian business and media environment, the activities of Finnish companies in Latvia, as well as got acquainted with tourism trends in Latvia, with Riga and Visit Jurmala tourism offer.

We would like to thank Latvijas Investīciju un attīstības aģentūra - LIAA and Inguna Zigure for organizing this valuable media visit!

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