07/11/2017 - The latest OECD Economic Survey of Switzerland, to be published on Tuesday 14 November,analyses the factors behind the country’s economic resilience as well as the challenges posed by the current slow pace of growth. Special chapters in the Survey discuss strategies for boosting productivity to ensure stronger long-term growth and ensuring a dynamic skills-training and lifelong learning system.
The Survey will be available to registered journalists on the OECD's password-protected website at 14:00 GMT (15:00 CET) on Tuesday 14 November for immediate release.
Alvaro Pereira, director of the country studies branch in the OECD Economics Department, will present the Survey in Bern during a press conference with State Secretary Marie-Gabrielle Ineichen-Fleisch and Eric Scheidegger, head of the economic policy directorate of the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), startingat 15:00 local time, at the Federal Palace Media Centre (Bundesgasse 8-12, 3003 Bern).
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-switzerland.htm. You are invited to include this Internet link in reports on the Survey.
For further information on the press conference, journalists should contact SECO spokesperson Isabel Herkommer (+41 58 465 03 49).
Journalists will be allowed advance access to the electronic version of the Economic Survey of Switzerland, 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 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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