Is a product’s label the last castle of protectionism? Should it be?

Is a product’s label the last castle of protectionism? Should it be?

For decades, the issue of implementing protective policies regarding a country’s production has been a thorn in the agenda of those who wish for free markets. Means of protectionism in the past have been tariffs on imported goods, restrictive quotas, administrative barriers and export subsidies, all of which have been applied in order to enhance or retain the national or regional competitive advantage.