The OECD will publish its latest Economic Outlook, containing analysis and projections of member countries and other major world economies, in two parts:

Wednesday 3 November 12.30 p.m. - News Briefing: The policy challenges

Ahead of the G20 Summit in Seoul, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría and Chief Economist Pier Carlo Padoan will present the main trends of the Outlook, the policy challenges facing governments and the OECD’s recommendations for action.

A short report on the main Outlook trends and policy challenges will be available in English and French on the OECD's password-protected website from 12.30 p.m. (Paris time) on 3 November for immediate release.

Thursday 18 November 11.00 a.m. - News Conference: The forecasts

Angel Gurría and Pier Carlo Padoan will present the full Outlook’s projections and analysis. They will also discuss the OECD’s role as it prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary.

The Economic Outlook will be available in English, French and German on the OECD's password-protected website from 11. a.m. (Paris time) on Thursday 18 November for immediate release.

Both news conferences will take place in English with French interpretation, at the OECD Conference Centre, 2 rue André Pascal, Paris 16ème.

To register for either event journalists should email – indicating which briefing.

Requests to receive the full Outlook or the policy challenges report under embargo by e-mail ahead of release time, or to obtain a password to access the website, should be sent by e-mail to Journalists requesting an electronic version in advance of the release time agree to respect the embargo.

>> For more information on the OECD Economic Outlook, visit