28/11/2012 - The OECD’s latest Economic Survey of Spain, to be published on Thursday 29 November 2012, discusses measures to bring the country out of recession and launch a sustainable recovery. The study assesses Spain’s continuing efforts to address the crisis in the financial sector, restore confidence in public finances and bring down unemployment. It also proposes potential structural reforms to boost competitiveness, employment and growth.
OECD Secretary General Angel Gurría will present the Survey during a news conference with Spanish Minister of Economy and Competitiveness Luis de Guindos in Madrid, at 1:30 p.m. on 29 November, at the Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (Paseo de la Castellana, 162, Madrid, Spain).
The survey will be available to journalists in English on the OECD's password-protected website at 1:30 p.m. Paris time for immediate release.
An Overview with the main conclusions will be freely accessible in pdf format on the OECD’s web site at www.oecd.org/eco/surveys/spain. You are invited to include this internet link in reports on the survey.
Journalists wishing to attend the news conference should contact Delia Millán, head of international communications at the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (firstname.lastname@example.org, tel: +34 91 583 60 49) or the OECD’s Media Division (+33 1 4524 9700, email@example.com).
Journalists will be allowed advance access to the electronic version of the OECD Economic Survey of Spain, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.