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OECD Economic Survey of Russia

OECD - Paris, 21 November 2006

OECD Economic Survey of Russia

The OECD’s latest economic survey of Russia, to be published on Monday 27 November 2006, looks at the reforms required to manage the country’s oil revenues more efficiently and to provide long-term economic stability. The study gives special attention to improving public administration and healthcare and to boosting the effectiveness of innovation policy.

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; 1.00 p.m. in Moscow) for immediate release.

A Policy Brief with the main conclusions will be freely accessible in pdf format (in English, French, Russian and German) on the OECD’s web site at www.oecd.org/eco/surveys/russia. You are invited to include these internet link in reports on the survey.

A news conference on the survey will be held at 2.00 p.m. at the Centre for Strategic Studies, Alexander House, Ulitsa Bolshaya Yakimanka, 1, Moscow. The review will be presented by Andreas Woergoetter, acting director of Country Studies in the OECD Economics Department. To register for the news conference, journalists are invited to contact Kseniya Osipova of the Russian Ministry of Economic Development and Trade Press Service (tel. 650-84-51).

The publication is divided into the following chapters:

- Assessment and recommendations,

- Sustaining growth in the Russian Federation: key challenges,

- Macroeconomic management,

- Public administration reform,

- Raising the effectiveness of innovation policy,

- Reforming healthcare.


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