Economic Survey of Japan launches Wednesday 15 April 2015


09/04/2015-The OECD Economic Survey of Japan, to be published on Wednesday 15 April, assesses the impact to date of Abenomics: bold monetary policy, flexible fiscal policy and a new growth strategy to revitalise the economy and exit deflation. The Survey discusses further actions Japan can take to reduce government debt and achieve faster growth through new structural reforms  - the “third arrow” of Abenomics.


OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurríawill present the Survey during a news conference with OECD Senior Economist Randall Jones on 15 April in Tokyo. The news conference begins at  11:00 local time (02:00 GMT) at the Nippon Press Club, 10th Floor Nippon Press Centre Building, 2-2-1 Uchisaiwai cho, Chiyoda ku, Tokyo, 100-0011.


The Survey will be available to registered journalists on the OECD's password-protected website at 02:00 GMT for immediate release.


An Overview of the Economic Survey, with the main conclusions, will be freely accessible (in English, Japanese and French) on the OECD’s web site at: You are invited to include this Internet link in reports on the Survey.


For further information on the news conference, and to confirm your presence at the event, contact Naoko Kawaguchi, media officer in the OECD Tokyo Centre (+81 3 5532 0026).

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 Japan, 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 or to obtain a password to access the website should be sent by e-mail to



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