OECD - Paris, 14 June 2007
The OECD’s latest economic survey of Korea, to be published on Wednesday 20 June 2007, looks at how the country can maintain sound public finances and strong economic growth. It assesses the challenges posed by rapid population ageing and makes recommendations onhousing policy and on ways to strengthen Korea’s integration into the world economy.
The survey will be available to journalists in English on the OECD's password-protected website at 11.00 Paris time (18.00 in Seoul; 09.00 GMT) for immediate release.
A Policy Brief with the main conclusions of the survey will be freely accessible in pdf format (in English and French) on the OECD’s web siteat www.oecd.org/eco/surveys/korea. You are invited to include this internet link in reports on the survey.
Among the questions investigated by the survey are:
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:firstname.lastname@example.org) in the OECD’s Media Relations Division.