Elderly people queue up for free protective face masks given out at a shop in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, on February 10, amid a running shortage. Photo: Robert Ng

Letters | Coronavirus outbreak: daily auctions could entice mask suppliers to do business with Hong Kong

  • A pilot scheme of daily auctions, such as that used for electricity procurement, should be considered, allowing suppliers to name their price through bids. The government can easily pick up the tab
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Elderly people queue up for free protective face masks given out at a shop in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, on February 10, amid a running shortage. Photo: Robert Ng
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