NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - September 14, 2010) -

WHAT: Worldwide launch of the OECD's 2010 Economic Survey of the United States
WHO: Angel Gurría, secretary general of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. Introductory remarks by Harold McGraw III, CEO of The McGraw-Hill Companies and chairman of the United States Council for International Business.
WHEN: Monday, September 20, 2010, 8:30-10:00 a.m.
WHERE: The McGraw-Hill Companies headquarters
  1221 Avenue of the Americas, 50th Floor, New York City
  Out-of-town journalists are invited to join the press conference via telephone by dialing 1-800-860-2442 or overseas +1 412-858-4600. Please indicate the "USCIB Robinson call." 
MEDIA: RSVP by 5 pm EDT, Friday, September 17 to Roya Bell (, +1 212-703-5063)

The OECD's 2010 Economic Survey of the United States sets out major economic challenges that will shape U.S. economic performance in the coming years: rebalancing the economy after the financial crisis, restoring fiscal sustainability and implementing cost-effective policies to mitigate climate change. The report is the result of the OECD's peer review process. Its policy recommendations are endorsed by the 33 OECD member countries, including the United States.

For information and interviews with OECD Secretary General Gurría, journalists are invited to contact: Matthias Rumpf, +1 202-445-8058) or Holly Richards (, +1 202-255-7216). For private-sector views or to request an interview with USCIB Chairman McGraw, please contact Jonathan Huneke (, +1 212-703-5043).

Journalists can request an embargoed copy of the report from Holly Richards ( Embargoed copies will be distributed by Friday 5 pm EDT.

About the OECD:
The 33-member OECD, celebrating its 50th anniversary later this year, brings together the governments of countries around the world committed to democracy and a market economy to support sustainable economic growth, boost employment, raise living standards, maintain financial stability, assist global economic development and contribute to growth in world trade. The organization provides a forum for governments to pursue best practices, coordinate domestic and international policies through in-depth comparative policy analysis, seek answers to common economic, social and environmental problems, and share expertise and information exchanges among themselves and with countries across the globe. More at

About USCIB:
USCIB promotes open markets, competitiveness and innovation, sustainable development and corporate responsibility, supported by international engagement and prudent regulation. Its members include top U.S.-based global companies and professional services firms from every sector of our economy, with operations in every region of the world. With a unique global network encompassing leading international business organizations, including the Business and Industry Advisory Committee to the OECD, USCIB provides business views to policy makers and regulatory authorities worldwide, and works to facilitate international trade and investment. More information is available at

Contact Information:

Roya Bell
+1 212-703-5063