OECD Economic Survey of South Africa launches Monday 4 March 2013 in Pretoria

PARIS, France, February 25, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ The OECD’s latest Economic Survey of South Africa, to be published on Monday 4 March 2013, discusses advances in recent years toward a range of economic and social objectives, as well as further actions needed to achieve the country’s full potential. The study assesses whether today’s economic policies are sufficient to improve the pace of recovery while providing for stronger growth and employment over the long term. It proposes structural reforms in education, labour markets and other areas and makes recommendations on how to reap the benefits of green growth.

OECD Secretary General Angel Gurría will present the Survey during a news conference with South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan at 15:30 p.m. on 4 March, at the Development Bank of Southern Africa, Vulindlela Academy Auditorium, 1258 Lever Road, Midrand, Gauteng.

The Survey will be available to journalists on the OECD’s password-protected website at 14:30 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 http://www.oecd.org/eco/surveys/southafrica2013.htm. You are invited to include this internet link in reports on the survey.



Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

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