Economic surveys and country surveillance

OECD Economic Survey of Hungary launches Monday 27 January 2014


22/01/14-The OECD’s latest Economic Survey of Hungary, to be published on Monday 27 January 2014, assesses the country’s exit from recession as well as steps that can be taken to boost its growth potential. The Survey looks at what Hungary can do to make labour markets more dynamic, enhance competition and improve the business environment, which are keys to stronger employment, investment and productivity.


The Survey will be available to registered journalists on the OECD's password-protected website at 10:30 a.m. (CET) for immediate release.


An Overview with the main conclusions will be freely accessible in pdf format on the OECD’s web site at You are invited to include this Internet link in reports on the Survey.


Bob Ford, deputy director of the OECD country studies branch and Senior Economist Alvaro Pina will present the Survey during a news conference with Zoltán Cséfalvay, Minister of State, Ministry for National Economy, on 27 January, from 10:30 a.m. local time. The event will take place at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (1051 Budapest, Széchenyi István tér 9).


For further information on the news conference, contact  Edit Németh (+36 1795 1579)  in the Press Office of the Ministry for National Economy.


For further information on the Survey, or to request advance copies, contact Lawrence Speer in the OECD Media Office  (+33 1 4524 9700).


Journalists will be allowed advance access to the electronic version of the OECD Economic Survey of Hungary, by e-mail and under embargo, the day before release.


The Survey will be sent by e-mail on request only. In asking to receive the Survey under embargo, journalists undertake to respect the OECD’s embargo procedures. Requests to receive the Survey by e-mail under embargo or to obtain a password to access the website should be sent by e-mail to


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