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OECD Economic Survey of South Africa launches Friday 17 July 2015

 

15/07/16-The OECD Economic Survey of South Africa, to be published on Friday 17 July, assesses  the outlook and challenges for the South African economy and highlights priorities for achieving stronger, sustainable and inclusive growth.  The Survey discusses structural reforms that will help South Africa overcome infrastructure bottlenecks, improve the business environment and support job creation, as well as reforms that ensure finance for future spending needs.

OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría will present the Survey on 17 July in Pretoria with South Africa’s Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene during a press conference starting at 12:00 local time (10:00 GMT) at the VA Auditorium, Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA), Headway Hill, 1258 Lever Road, Midrand. 

The Survey will be available to registered journalists on the OECD's password-protected website at 10:00 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: http://oecd.org/southafrica/economic-survey-south-africa.htm. You are invited to include this Internet link in reports on the Survey.

For further information on the press event, contact media@treasury.gov.za.

For further information on the Economic Survey contact the OECD Media Office (+33 1 45 24 97 00).

Journalists will be allowed advance access to the electronic version of the OECD Economic Survey of South Africa, 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 embargo@oecd.org.

 

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