Economic Outlook to be released at OECD Forum – Wednesday 3 June 2015


26/05/15-The OECD will publish its latest Economic Outlook, containing analysis and projections for its member countries and other major economies, at 10.20 a.m. Paris time (09.00 GMT) on Wednesday 3 June 2015.

OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría and Chief Economist Catherine L. Mann will present the Outlook (in English with French interpretation) at 10:20 a.m. on the second day of the annual OECD Forum, at the OECD Conference Centre, 2 rue André Pascal, Paris 16ème.

The Outlook will be available in English, French and German on the OECD's password-protected website from 10:30 a.m. (CET) for immediate release.

A summary of the Economic Outlook and key data will be freely accessible in pdf format (in English and French) on the OECD’s web site at from 10:30 a.m. You are invited to include this Internet link in reports on the Assessment.

OECD experts will brief journalists on the Outlook (under embargo) on Wednesday 3 June, prior to the formal launch:

  • Catherine L. Mann will present the Outlook to the international press (in English) at 9:00 a.m.
  • OECD Senior Economist Randall Jones will present the Outlook to the Japanese press (in Japanese) at 8:00 a.m.
  • Christian Kastrop, head of the policy studies branch of the OECD Economics Department, will present the Outlook (in German) at 9:30 a.m.

Journalists must register for media events during OECD Week, including the presentation of the Economic Outlook and embargoed briefings, via e-mail: media.registration@oecd.orgstating name, media, job title and national press card number before 31 May.

There will be heightened security during OECD Week and journalists are advised to arrive early for all events to ensure access.

Requests to receive the Economic Outlook under embargo by e-mail ahead of release time, or to obtain a password to access the website, should be sent by e-mail to Journalists requesting an electronic version in advance of the release time agree to respect OECD embargo conditions.

For further information on the Economic Outlook or OECD Week contact the OECD Media Office (+33 1 45 24 97 00).



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