OECD Economic Survey of Sweden launches Monday 17 December 2012 in Stockholm


12/12/2012 - The OECD’s latest Economic Survey of Sweden, to be published on Monday 17 December 2012, discusses the country’s resilience to the global economic crisis  as well as its capacity to cope with further external shocks, notably those posed by the continuing crisis in the euro area. The study assesses policies to maintain robust growth and make the Swedish economy more stable and inclusive. It also proposes potential environmental, financial sector, labour market and taxation reforms.

Jørgen Elmeskov, deputy chief economist and director of the OECD’s policy studies branch, will present the Survey during a news conference with Swedish Finance Minister Anders Borg at 14:00 p.m. on 17 December, at Rotundan, Rosenbad 4, Stockhom.

The survey will be available to journalists on the OECD's password-protected website at 2:00 p.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 Petter Larsson, press secretary to the Swedish finance minister (, tel: +46 8 405 1381) 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 Sweden, 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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