22/06/2017 – The latest OECD Economic Survey of Iceland, to be published on Tuesday 27 June,analyses the factors behind the country’s remarkable economic turnaround as well as steps that can be taken to preserve sustainable and inclusive growth. Special chapters in the Survey discuss strategies for sustaining the booming nature-based tourism sector and fostering effective and inclusive labour relations.
The Survey will be available to registered journalists on the OECD’s password-protected website at 10:00 GMT on Tuesday 27 June for immediate release.
OECD Deputy Secretary-General Mari Kiviniemi will present the Survey in Reykjavik during a press conference with Iceland’s Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs Benedikt Jóhannesson, starting at 10:00 local time (10:00 GMT) at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs (Arnarhvoll, Lindargata 1, 150 Reykjavik).
An Overview of the Economic Survey, with the main conclusions, will be freely accessible on the OECD’s web site at: http://www.oecd.org/economy/surveys/economic-survey-iceland.htm. You are invited to include this Internet link in reports on the Survey.
For further information on the press conference, journalists should contact Elva Björk Sverrisdóttir, press office at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs (+354 545 9243).
For further information on the Economic Survey of Iceland, contact Lawrence Speer (+33 1 4524 7970) in the OECD Media Office (+33 1 4524 9700).
Journalists will be allowed advance access to the electronic version of the Economic Survey of Iceland, 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 to [email protected]