OECD Economic Survey of Germany launches Tuesday 5 April 2016


31/3/16 - The OECD Economic Survey of Germany, to be published on Tuesday 5 April, discusses how the country can use its current position of strength to prepare for the substantial opportunities and challenges that lie ahead, particularly as concerns strengthening productivity and investment, boosting well-being in an ageing society and ensuring that newly-arrived migrants are fully integrated into the labour force and society.


The Survey analyses Germany’s recovery from the global economic crisis and the underlying factors contributing to its resilience and competitiveness. It provides an extensive analysis of performance along a wide range of dimensions of well-being, inclusiveness, productivity and investment, and makes recommendations to boost performance.


OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría will present the Survey on 5 April in Berlin during a press conference starting at 11:00 local time (09:00 GMT) at the Bundespressekonferenz (Federal Press Conference) Schiffbauerdamm 40, 10117 Berlin (Ecke Reinhardtstraße). 


The Survey will be available to registered journalists on the OECD's password-protected website at 09:00 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: You are invited to include this Internet link in reports on the Survey.


Journalists who wish to attend the news conference and who are not a member of the Bundespressekonferenz are invited to register with Susann Brzoska ( ; +49-30-220799-17).


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 Germany, 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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