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OECD Economic Survey of Sweden launches Wednesday 8 February 2017

 

1/2/2017 - The latest OECD Economic Survey of Sweden, to be published on Wednesday 8 February, analyses the factors behind the country’s economic expansion, as well as steps that can be taken to ensure the continuation of inclusive, sustainable and green growth in the future. The Survey discusses how comprehensive housing market reform and better integration of immigrants could raise long-term growth and strengthen social cohesion. It also assesses how Sweden could foster more inclusive growth through policies promoting income and gender equality.

 

The Survey will be available to registered journalists on the OECD's password-protected website at 12:00 GMT for immediate release. Create your MyOECD account here.

 

OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría will present the Survey with Sweden’s Minister of Finance Magdalena Andersson during a press conference starting at 13:00 (12:00 GMT) at Bella Venezia in Rosenbad, Stockholm; enter via Kopparporten, Rosenbad.

 

An Overview of the Economic Survey, with the main conclusions, will be freely accessible on the OECD’s web site at: www.oecd.org/sweden/economic-survey-sweden.htm. You are invited to include this Internet link in reports on the Survey.

 

For further information on the press conference, contact Fredrik Kornebäck (+46 (0) 72 543 84 87) in the finance ministry press office. For further information on the Economic Survey, contact Lawrence Speer (+33 1 4524 7970) 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 Sweden, by e-mail and under embargo, the day before release.

 

Requests to receive the Survey by e-mail under embargo should be sent to embargo@oecd.org.

 

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.

 

Working with over 100 countries, the OECD is a global policy forum that promotes policies to improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world.

 

 

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