By  on October 20, 2009

PARIS — The state of health of French fashion’s savoir faire is under analysis by the government. A report by French senator Catherine Dumas tabled Monday at the Hôtel de Matignon here recommends how to preserve and develop the country’s artisans.

Among 20 proposals are the launch of a national campaign to promote France’s métier d’arts; the creation of a certification system guaranteeing methods of fabrication on products, and the creation of a ministerial department dedicated to a sector which in 2004 generated global sales of around 7.8 billion euros, or $9.7 billion at average exchange for the period, and involved some 37,000 small firms.

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