Due to panic buying in the supermarkets in the sales of canned and durable food attracts – in the case of ready-made soups to 112 percent.
NUREMBERG dpa/taz | The Germans seem to have made out of fear of the Coronavirus in the past week, massive hoarding canned food and non-perishables. The Nuremberg-based research Institute GfK calculated that sales revenue for ready-made soups are increased in the food retail sector by 112 percent compared to the previous week. "Such rashes we have nowhere to go," said GfK-expert Robert Kecskes of the German press Agency.
In the case of fish and fruit canned food was the increase of 70 per cent, in the case of dough 73 percent were like noodles. Canned vegetables went up by as much as 80 percent in the height. The entire food retail sector to have that recorded in the previous week, Were all a Plus of 14 percent.
The Situation is meant for the traders the Chance to strong sales increases, but also challenges. The orders for the next few weeks proved to be difficult.
Possible, that people are increasingly tailing off of the virus, fear, desire for fresh products, said Kecskes. "Remains the fear of a quarantine area in their own four walls, however high, will delay an increase in demand for Fresh products," he said.
However, the number of cases in Germany has risen on Friday on 534. The are 134 more than on Thursday afternoon, as the Robert-Koch-Institute (RKI) announced. Most of the diseases there are in North Rhine-Westphalia with 281, followed by Baden-Württemberg (91) and Bavaria (79). From Saxony-Anhalt, the RKI will continue to report no Corona cases.
located on The edge of the Himalayas located the Kingdom of Bhutan is because of Corona for the time being, no more tourists into the country. This was initially for two weeks, informed the Ministry of health. The strong tourism revenue-dependent country had been the first Coronavirus case is known – a 79-year-old American, was flown in by plane from India.
Thailand expects a severe economic shock from the epidemic. The economic development in the current first quarter will be "not good," says a government representative. Especially in the important tourism sector will be hit hard. The number of foreign visitors has dropped by 50 percent. The Central Bank will lower its economic forecast to the words of the Governor Veerathai Santiprabhob. So far, the growth forecast was plus 2.8 percent.
In Germany was the SPD Faction leader Rolf Mützenich, due to the spread of the Coronavirus for state intervention in the economy. The government parties would be put to the coalition Committee on Sunday, "important character," said Mützenich, the Handelsblatt. An expansion of short-time working, coupled with further qualifications, proposed by the SPD before the outbreak of the Corona epidemic, "but that can help just now," said Mützenich.
Date Of Update: 06 March 2020, 11:00