OECD Economic Survey of Spain launches Monday 8 September 2014


The OECD’s latest Economic Survey of Spain, to be published on Monday 8 September 2014, assesses the country’s return to moderate growth and more sustainable public finances after the protracted recession. The Survey discusses strategies to reinforce economic recovery, including reforms to the business environment and labour market institutions that are needed to further enhance growth and reduce unemployment.


OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría will present the Survey during a news conference on 8 September in Madrid with Spain’s Minister of Economy and Competitiveness Luis de Guindos. The news conference begins at  12:30 CET (10:30 GMT) at the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (Paseo de la Castellana 162, 28046 Madrid).


The Survey will be available to registered journalists on the OECD's password-protected website at 12:30 CET for immediate release.


An Overview with the main conclusions will be freely accessible in pdf format 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 news conference, contact Delia Millán in the communications department at the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (+34 91 583 6049).


For further information on the 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 Spain, 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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