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France is witnessing a growth in worker co-operatives

As France celebrates its 14 July independence day (Bastille Day), the country is witnessing an increasing number of co-ops, with over 263 co-operatives set up in 2013. By contrast in 2012, 248 worker co-operatives were created in France.

These results are the best in six years, according to the annual report published by the Confederation of Worker Co-operatives (La Confédération générale des Scop). The number of worker co-operatives in France has now reached 2,252 an increase of 17% from 2009.


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