OECD Economic Survey of the Netherlands launches Thursday 3 March in The Hague


25/02/2016 - The OECD Economic Assessment of The Netherlands, to be published on Thursday 3 March 2016, discusses the recent economic recovery as well as the remaining challenges to achieving sustainable and inclusive growth. The Survey analyses the significant structural reforms enacted in the past two years, and highlights further actions which can boost productivity and job creation. It also outlines a range of potential measures to bolster private investment and boost skills.


OECD Deputy Secretary-General Stefan Kapferer will present the Survey on 3 March with Henk Kamp, Minister of Economic Affairs of The Netherlands, at a press conference starting at 13:00 local time (12:00 GMT) at the Ministry of Economic Affairs (Bezuidenhoutseweg 73, 2594 AC The Hague).


The Survey will be available to registered journalists on the OECD's password-protected website at 13.00 local time (12:00 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.


For further information on the Survey launch, contact Ward Bezemer ( in the Ministry of Economic Affairs Press Office.


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 The Netherlands, 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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