OECD Economic Survey of Malaysia launches on Wednesday 24 July 2019


19/07/2019 - The latest OECD Economic Survey of Malaysia, to be released on Wednesday 24 July, analyses the factors underpinning the country’s successful economic performance, as well as the need for new policies to address social and governance challenges. The Survey discusses reforms to ensure fiscal sustainability, strengthen integrity, improve skills acquisition and social opportunities, raise productivity and make growth greener.

The Survey will be available to registered journalists on the OECD's password-protected website at 8:30 CET (6:30 GMT) on Wednesday 24 July for immediate release.

OECD Deputy Secretary-General Masamichi Kono will present the Survey with Malaysia’s Deputy Minister of Economic Affairs Dr. Radzi Jidin during a press conference in Putrajaya starting at 14:30 local time, at the Auditorium of the Jabatan Kemajuan Islam Malaysia (Jakim) (Blok B, Kompleks Islam Putrajaya, No. 23, Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, Presint 3, 62100 Putrajaya).

An Overview of the Economic Survey, with the main conclusions, will be freely accessible on the OECD’s website at: You are invited to include this Internet link in reports on the Survey.

For further information on the Economic Survey of Malaysia, contact Lawrence Speer (+33 1 4524 7970) in the OECD Media Office in Paris (+33 1 4524 9700).

Journalists will be allowed advance access to the electronic version of the Economic Survey of Malaysia, 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

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