OECD - Paris, 15 November 2006
OECD Economic Survey of Brazil
The OECD’s latest economic survey of Brazil, to be published onFriday 24 November 2006,looks atthe policies needed toraise growth and reduce the still widening income gap with OECD countries.
The survey will be available to journalists in English on the OECD's password-protected website at 11.00 a.m. Paris time (10:00 GMT; 8.00 a.m. in Rio de Janeiro) for immediate release.
A Policy Brief with the main conclusions will be freely accessible in pdf format (in English, French and Portuguese) on the OECD’s web siteatwww.oecd.org/eco/surveys/brazil. You are invited to include this internet link in reports on the survey.
A press briefing will be held at 9.15 a.m. on Friday 24 November at the Rio Othon Palace, Av. Atlântica, 3.264, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil . Among the speakerswill be OECD economists Val Koromzay and Luiz de Mello. It will be followed by a seminar on the survey’s findings. To register for either event, journalists are invited to firstname.lastname@example.org or tel: (55) 61 3412-2543 or 2545.
The OECD Economic Survey of Brazil is divided into the following chapters:
- Assessment and recommendations
- Fostering long-term growth: the challenges ahead
- Consolidating marcoeconomic adjustment
- Boosting innovation performance
- Improving labour utilisation
Journalists will be allowed advance access to the electronic version of the publication, by e-mail and under embargo, four hours ahead of release time. For journalists in Asia/Pacific time zones such advance access is allowed 12 hours ahead of release time.
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 Nicole Le Vourch (mailto:email@example.com) in the OECD’s Media Division.