OECD Economic Survey of New Zealand launches Thursday 15 June 2017


13/06/2017 - The latest OECD Economic Survey of New Zealand, to be published on Thursday 15 June, analyses the factors behind the country’s strong, broad-based economic expansion as well as how policy can help make growth both greener and more sustainable.  Special chapters in the Survey discuss strategies for improving productivity across the economy and adapting to the changing labour market.


The Survey will be available to registered journalists on the OECD's password-protected website at 23:30 GMT on Wednesday 14 June for immediate release.


OECD Chief Economist Catherine L. Mann  will present the Survey in Wellington during a press conference with New Zealand Minister of Finance Steven Joyce, starting at 11:30 local time (23:30 GMT) at the Reserve Bank of New Zealand Museum (2 The Terrace, Wellington).


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 press conference, journalists should contact Bryan McDaniel, principal communications advisor at the New Zealand Treasury (+64 4 917 6268).


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


Journalists will be allowed advance access to the electronic version of the Economic Survey of New Zealand, 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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