Interview with Jean-Claude Trichet in Le Monde (1 January 2002)

On 1 January 2002, in an interview for the French daily newspaper Le Monde, Jean-Claude Trichet, Governor of the Bank of France and a candidate for the Presidency of the European Central Bank (ECB), gives an account of the successive stages of the introduction and subsequent entry into circulation of the euro in 12 Member States of the European Union, describing the transition to the single currency as an historic event.

Source and copyright

Source: Le Monde. dir. de publ. COLOMBANI, Jean-Marie. 01.01.2002; 58e année, n° 17 708. Paris: Le Monde. "A certains moments, nous nous sommes sentis bien seuls", auteur:Prudhomme, Cécile; Ricard, Philippe , p. 6.

Copyright: (c) Le Monde

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