19/04/2012 - The OECD’s latest Economic Survey of Korea, to be published on Thursday 26 April 2012, discusses the country’s fast and vigorous recovery from the global economic crisis, as well as the challenges it faces to sustain long-term growth. The study highlights reform recommendations for education and labour policy and proposes how Korea can successfully implement its long-term Green Growth strategy.
OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría will present the Survey during a news conference with Korea’s Minister of Strategy and Finance Jae-Wan Bahk in Seoul, at 14:30 p.m., at the Korean Federation of Banks (19 Myeong-dong 11-gil (Myeong-dong 1-ga), Jung-gu, Seoul, 100-021, Republic of Korea.)
The survey will be available to journalists in English on the OECD's password-protected website at 07.30 a.m. Paris time for immediate release.
An Overview with the main conclusions will be freely accessible in pdf format (in English and French) on the OECD’s web site at www.oecd.org/eco/surveys/korea. You are invited to include this internet link in reports on the survey.
The Economic Survey of Korea will be presented by OECD senior economist Randall Jones during a public seminar hosted by the Korea Development Institute (KDI) on Thursday 26 April 2012, starting at 16:00 p.m. The seminar, which is open to the public, will take place at the Lotte Hotel, 30 Eulji-ro, Jung-Gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea.
Journalists wishing to attend the news conference or seminar should contact Ji Eun Lee, deputy director of the Economic Analysis Division at the Ministry of Strategy and Finance (tel: +82 2 2150 2738, firstname.lastname@example.org) or the OECD’s Media Division (+33 1 4524 9700, email@example.com).
Journalists will be allowed advance access to the electronic version of the publication, by e-mail and under embargo, the day before release.
The study 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.