07/09/2017 - The latest OECD Economic Survey of France, to be published on Thursday 14 September,analyses the factors behind the current economic expansion, as well as the challenges of controlling public spending while maintaining high levels of social protection. The Survey discusses strategies for boosting growth, productivity and employment, notably through more inclusive education and skills policies. Special chapters in the Survey discuss ways to improve the efficiency of the health care system and policies for promoting economic opportunities and well-being in poor neighborhoods.
The Survey will be available to registered journalists on the OECD's password-protected website at 07:00 GMT on Thursday 14 September for immediate release.
OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría will present the Survey in Paris during a press conference with French Minister of Economy and Finance Bruno Le Maire at 9:00 local time (7:00 GMT) at the Ministry of Economy and Finance (139 rue de Bercy, 75012 Paris).
An Overview of the Economic Survey, with the main conclusions, will be freely accessible on the OECD’s web site at: http://www.oecd.org/economy/surveys/economic-survey-france.htm. You are invited to include this Internet link in reports on the Survey.
For further information on the press conference, journalists should contact the press service at the Ministry of Economy and Finance (+33 1 53 18 33 80).
For further information on the Economic Survey of France, contact the OECD Media Office (+33 1 4524 9700).
Journalists will be allowed advance access to the electronic version of the Economic Survey of France, 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.