26/03/15-The OECD Economic Survey of Sweden, to be published on Monday 30 March 2015, assesses the country’s resilience, despite the current environment of sluggish global growth and high uncertainty. The Survey discusses how additional policy support can enable Sweden to maintain and improve the foundations for stronger future growth and ensure better integration of disadvantaged groups.
OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurríawill present the Survey on 30 March in Stockholm with Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson and Minister for Enterprise and Innovation Mikael Damberg during a seminar starting at 13:30 CET (11:30 GMT) at the Rotundan (Rosenbad 4, Stockholm). Mr Gurria will take questions from the media at 15:00.
Space is limited at the seminar. For further information, and to confirm your presence at the event, contact Fredrika Lindsjö Hermelin in the press office at the Ministry of Finance (+46 8 405 16 19).
The Survey will be available to registered journalists on the OECD's password-protected website at 11:30 GMT for immediate release.
An Overview of the Economic Survey, with the main conclusions, will be freely accessible on the OECD’s web site at: http://oecd.org/sweden/economic-survey-sweden.htm. You are invited to include this Internet link in reports on the Survey.
For further information on the Economic 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 Sweden, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org