07/04/2017 - The latest OECD Economic Survey of Japan, to be published on Thursday, 13 April, analyses the factors behind the recent economic pick-up as well as the outlook for 2017-18. The Survey discusses strategies for increasing labour force participation, boosting productivity for inclusive growth and putting government debt on a downward trend.
The Survey will be available to registered journalists on the OECD's password-protected website at 7:30 GMT (16:30pm Japan time) for immediate release.
OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría will present the Survey in Tokyo during a press conference starting at 16:30 local time (9:30 CET) at the Nippon Press Centre Building 10F Hall (2-2-1 Uchisaiwaicho, Chiyodaku, Tokyo 100-00011).
An Overview of the Economic Survey, with the main conclusions, will be freely accessible in English and Japanese on the OECD’s web site at: http://www.oecd.org/economy/surveys/economic-survey-japan.htm. You are invited to include this Internet link in reports on the Survey.
For further information on the Economic Survey of Japan or interview requests, contact Lawrence Speer (+33 1 4524 7970) in the OECD Media Office (+33 1 4524 9700) or Naoko Kawaguchi in the OECD Tokyo Centre.
Journalists will be allowed advance access to the electronic version of the OECD Economic Survey of Japan, 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 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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