France must speed reforms - Trichet

European Central Bank president Jean-Claude Trichet said in an interview published Tuesday 11 April that France has been too slow to implement reforms to make its economy more flexible.

"France, like others in Europe, is implementing reforms too slowly, and reform at a slow rate has an associated price. In the world we live in today this has a heavy price. The world nowadays changes very, very, very fast given the challenges of science, technology and globalisation," Trichet said in an intervi

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