The French Distribution Industry and the Openness of the French Economy
OECD Economics Department Working Papers
OECD Economics Department Working Papers : 138
This paper forms part of an OECD project which addressed the issue of the structure and change in the distribution systems of seven OECD countries. This paper gives an overview of the structure, policy and performance of the French distribution system for the period 1970-90. This analysis is then put into the perspective of international competition. It also draws some recommendations for future policy in this area.