OECD Economic Survey of Japan launches Thursday 13 April 2017


07/04/2017 - The latest OECD Economic Survey of Japan, to be published on Thursday, 13 April, analyses the factors behind the recent economic pick-up as well as the outlook for 2017-18. The Survey discusses strategies for increasing  labour force participation, boosting productivity for inclusive growth and putting government debt on a downward trend.  


The Survey will be available to registered journalists on the OECD's password-protected website at 7:30 GMT (16:30pm Japan time) for immediate release.


OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría will present the Survey in Tokyo during a press conference starting at 16:30 local time (9:30 CET) at the Nippon Press Centre Building 10F Hall (2-2-1 Uchisaiwaicho, Chiyodaku, Tokyo 100-00011).


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


To register for the press conference, members of Japan National Press Club should contact JNPC. Other journalists should contact Chika Watanabe  in the OECD’s Tokyo Centre.


For further information on the Economic Survey of Japan or interview requests, contact Lawrence Speer (+33 1 4524 7970) in the OECD Media Office (+33 1 4524 9700) or Naoko Kawaguchi in the OECD Tokyo Centre.


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 to


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