OECD Economic Survey of Austria launches Tuesday 2 July 2013


26/06/13-The OECD’s latest Economic Survey of Austria, to be published on Tuesday 2 July 2013, assesses how the country can maintain its strong economic performance while addressing demographic challenges, environmental sustainability and changes in the global economy. The Survey also looks at Austria’s continuing efforts to manage the synergies and trade-offs between economic growth, well-being and the need to maintain healthy public finances.     


The Survey will be available to registered journalists on the OECD's password-protected website at 11:15 a.m. local time for immediate release.

An Overview with the main conclusions will be freely accessible in pdf format on the OECD’s web site at You are invited to include this Internet link in reports on the Survey.


OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria will present the report to Austrian Federal Chancellor Werner Faymann during a news conference in Vienna on 2 July starting at 11:15 a.m. local time. The event will take place at the Federal Chancellery (Ballhausplatz 2, 1010 Vienna).


For further information on the press conference, contact Claus Hörr  of the Austrian Federal Press Service (tel. +43 1 531 15-204282).


For further information on the Survey, contact the OECD Media Office  (  +33 1 4524 9700).


Journalists will be allowed advance access to the electronic version of the OECD Economic Survey of Austria, by e-mail and under embargo, the day before release.


The study 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 by e-mail to


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