OECD Economic Survey of Denmark launches Monday 20 January 2014


15/01/2014 - The OECD’s latest Economic Survey of Denmark, to be published on Monday 20 January 2014, assesses the country’s gradual recovery from the global economic crisis as well as the need for further structural reforms to boost productivity growth and maintain high levels of well-being among its population. The Survey also looks at what Denmark can do to improve functioning of the financial sector, foster competition and innovation and make the best use of skills across the labour market.


The Survey will be available to registered journalists on the OECD's password-protected website at 10:00 a.m. local time for immediate release.


An Overview with the main conclusions will be freely accessible in pdf format on the OECD’s web site at You are invited to include this Internet link in reports on the Survey.


Bob Ford, deputy director of the OECD country studies branch and senior economist Stephanie Jamet will present the Survey during a news conference with Margrethe Vestager, Minister for Economic and Interior Affairs, on 20 January, from 10:00 a.m. local time. The event will take place at the Ministry for Economic Affairs and the Interior (Slotsholmsgade 10, Copenhagen).


For further information on the news conference, contact  Marie Nyhus  (+45 7228 2424) or Camilla Svane (+45 7228 2445) in the Press Office of the Ministry for Economic Affairs and the Interior.


For further information on the Survey, or to request advance copies, contact Lawrence Speer in the OECD Media Office  (+33 1 4524 9700).


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