‘Made in France’: Is economic patriotism financially viable?

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For several years, French politicians have been championing the idea that home-grown talent and manufacturing are key to solving the country’s unemployment woes. The “Made In France” label aims to revive old industries and inject a dose of patriotism into consumers. But for basic goods, it’s not always easy to justify the high costs involved. Our reporters have been to a sock factory in northern France. They discovered a French company with a proud past, but a highly uncertain future.
A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett and Marcel Elom Toble.

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