02/06/2008 - The OECD will publish its latest Economic Outlook, containing analysis and projections for major world economies, at 11.00 a.m. Paris time (09.00 GMT) on Wednesday 4 June 2008.
Angel Gurría, OECD Secretary-General, and Jorgen Elmeskov, OECD’s acting Chief Economist, will present the Outlook at a news conference (in English with French interpretation) at OECD headquarters, 2 rue André Pascal, Paris 16ème.
The news conference will be broadcast live on the OECD's website and can be heard live as well by dialing + 33 1 56 78 89 92 or + 33 1 56 78 90 57 . The Outlook will be available in English, French and German on the OECD's password-protected website from 11.00 a.m. Paris time for immediate release.
The news conference takes place during the OECD annual Forum and Council Meeting at Ministerial Level. Journalists wishing to attend the news conference should register online.
Separate news briefings with OECD economists on the Economic Outlook will be held via videoconference the same day for journalists based in Berlin, Mexico City and Tokyo:
OECD Centre Tokyo
at 16.00 local time (under embargo until 18.00), Nippon Press Centre Building, 2-2-1 Uchisaiwai-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo. Presenters: Randall Jones and Masahiko Tsutsumi.
OECD Centre Berlin
, at 9.30 local time (under embargo until 11.00), Schumannstrasse 10 D-10117 Berlin. Presenters: Andreas Woergoetter and Felix Huefner
OECD Centre Mexico
, at 10.00 local time , Av. Presidente Mazaryk 526, Colonia: Polanco, Mexico D.F. Presenters: Bénédicte Larre and David Haugh.
Requests to receive the Economic Outlook under embargo by e-mail four hours ahead of release time, should be sent by e-mail to Luisa Constanza (mailto:luisa.constanza @ oecd.org), at the OECD’s Media Division.
Journalists requesting an electronic version in advance of the release time are required to give an undertaking to respect the embargo. Printed copies of the Economic Outlook can be mailed to journalists, on request, on the day of publication.