OECD Economic Survey of Luxembourg launches Thursday 13 December 2012


06/12/2012 - The OECD’s latest Economic Survey of Luxembourg, to be published on Thursday 13 December 2012, discusses how the country’s finance-driven economy has weathered the global economic crisis. The study assesses potential impacts from the weak global recovery and turbulence in Europe will affect Luxembourg’s continuing efforts to maintain sustainable, long-term economic growth and social cohesion. It also proposes potential reforms to reinforce public finances, improve education and achieve greener growth.

OECD Country Studies Director Andrew Dean will present the Survey during a news conference with Luxembourg’s Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade Etienne Schneider in Luxembourg, at 10:30 a.m. on 13 December, at Neumunster Abbey (Salle Edmond Dune, 28, rue Munster, L-2160 Luxembourg-Grund).

The survey will be available to journalists in English on the OECD's password-protected website at 10:30 a.m. Paris time 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.


Journalists wishing to attend the news conference should contact l’Observatoire de la Competitivite du Ministere de l’Economie et du Commerce Exterieur (; tel: +2478 8403) or  the OECD’s Media Division (+33 1 4524 9700,


Journalists will be allowed advance access to the electronic version of the OECD Economic Survey of Luxembourg, by e-mail and under embargo, the day before release.


The study 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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