31/5/2016 - The latest OECD Economic Survey - Czech Republic, to be published on Monday 6 June, discusses the country’s recent performance and prospects for further income convergence toward the more advanced OECD countries in a difficult international environment. The Survey analyses the current challenges facing the Czech Republic and looks at how stronger innovation policies and better regulations can bolster productivity, which will be a key to improving living standards. The Survey also assesses ways to promote a more effective public sector.
OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría will present the Survey on 6 June in Prague with Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka during a press conference from 9:40 local time (7:40 GMT) at the Office of the Government, Press Room, nábřeží Edvarda Beneše 4, 118 01 Prague 1.
The Survey will be available to registered journalists on the OECD's password-protected website at 07:40 GMT for immediate release. Create your MyOECD account here.
An Overview of the Economic Survey, with the main conclusions, will be freely accessible on the OECD’s web site at: www.oecd.org/czech/economic-survey-czech-republic.htm. You are invited to include this Internet link in reports on the Survey.
For further information on the press event, contact Government Spokesperson Martin Ayrer (+420 602 135 517).
Journalists will be allowed advance access to the electronic version of the OECD Economic Survey - Czech Republic, 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 should be sent by e-mail to email@example.com.
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