Latest update: 27/09/2012
- Economic growth - France - François Hollande - French economy - PSA Peugeot Citroën - Socialist Party (France) - unemployment
France isn't working
Can you announce lay-offs when you make billions in profits? Judging by French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi, the answer appears to be: yes, but be prepared to incur the wrath of public opinion. The French way of doing business is confronted with ever-growing mass unemployment in the France 24 Debate.
- Mark DEEN. Journalist, Bloomberg;
- Agnès MICHEL. Social and Economic Issues Committee, French Green Party (EELV);
- Mario SCHELLBERG. CEO, SGN Telecom.
Produced by François Picard, Anelise Borges, Mary Colombel, Christopher Davis.