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Media Advisory - Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India 2015


Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India 2015 launches Thursday 13 November 2014 in Myanmar


The latest Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India, jointly prepared by OECD Development Centre and the ASEAN Secretariat, to be published on Thursday 13 November 2014, assesses Asia’s regional economic growth, development and regional integration process. The Outlook discusses the medium-term economic outlook and identifies structural reforms that can strengthen institutional capacity. It contributes to the OECD Southeast Asia Regional Programme, launched at the OECD Ministerial Council Meeting in 2014.


OECD Deputy Secretary-General Rintaro Tamaki will present the Outlook on the occasion of the ASEAN Business and Investment Summit on 13 November 2014 in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. The event begins at 13:30 p.m. local (GMT +6:30) at the Myanmar International Convention Centre.

Mr Tamaki and the OECD Development Centre’s experts - Mr Pezzini, Director; Mr Kensuke Tanaka, Head of the Asia Desk- will also be available for interviews under embargo prior to the formal launch.

The report will be under embargo until Thursday 13 November 2014, 13:30 p.m. local (GMT +6:30). Advance copies will be available under request, from In asking to receive the Outlook under embargo, journalists undertake to respect the OECD’s embargo procedures. You are invited to include the Internet link to the report ( in reports on the Outlook.


Requests for formation or interviews should be directed to Bochra Kriout (+33 1 45 24 82 96), the OECD Media Division(01 45 24 97 00) in Paris or Derek Carnegie (+33 07 88 40 69 82) in Myanmar.

Follow the launch on #SAEO.


Please note: The OECD's embargo rules prohibit any broadcast, news wire service or Internet transmission of text or information about this report before the stated release time. They also prohibit any communication of the contents of the report or any comment on its forecasts or conclusions to any outside party whatsoever before the stated release time. News organisations receiving OECD material under embargo have been informed that if they breach the OECD's embargo rules they will automatically be excluded in the future from receiving embargoed information.


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