OECD Economic Survey of Mexico launches on Thursday 2 May 2019


25/04/2019 - The latest OECD Economic Survey of Mexico, to be released on Thursday 2 May, analyses the factors underpinning the country’s moderate economic expansion, as well as the need for a renewed strategy to boost growth, reduce Mexico’s high poverty and inequalities, and improve well-being. The Survey discusses policies for raising productivity and other reforms that could simultaneously support growth and share its benefits more widely, to raise prosperity for all.

The Survey will be available to registered journalists on the OECD's password-protected website at 17:00 CET (15:00 GMT) on Thursday 2 May for immediate release.

OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría will present the Survey with Mexican Minister of Finance Carlos Urzúa during a press conference in Mexico City starting at 10:00 local time, at the Salón de Usos multiples, Palacio Nacional (Plaza de la Constitución S/N, Centro, Cuauhtémoc, 06066 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico, entrada por la calle de Moneda).

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

For further information on the news conference, contact Carolina Ziehl in the OECD Mexico Centre.

For further information on the Economic Survey of Mexico, contact Lawrence Speer (+33 1 4524 7970) in the OECD Media Office in Paris (+33 1 4524 9700).

Journalists will be allowed advance access to the electronic version of the Economic Survey of Mexico, 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 should be sent to


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