Trichet unveils Bank of France euro info campaign

FRANCE - Bank of France Governor Jean-Claude Trichet Wednesday 5 Sep unveiled the French leg of a euro-zone-wide campaign to publicise the switchover to euro notes and coins at the beginning of 2002.

At a press conference, Trichet said TV commercials will start being aired in France Sept. 17, with print advertisements to begin a week later.

Trichet added that 27 million cards with conversion rates of French franc notes into euros and euro notes into French francs will be mailed to households in