France 'is not, and never has been, sick man of Europe': OECD chief

In an interview with CNBC, Angel Gurria said France had introduced 'a number' of reforms but that these will require time to show results.

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Despite French unemployment hitting a fresh record high in April, the secretary general of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) insisted that France isn't - and never has been - the "sick man of Europe", reports CNBC.