Chinese consumers are stocking up on food and other supplies ahead of winter. Photo: Reuters
Chinese consumers are stocking up on food and other supplies ahead of winter. Photo: Reuters

Chinese rush to stock up on food as government’s warning prompts confusion, brief panic-buying

  • State media tries to reassure public that there are plentiful supplies of basic goods
  • ‘It’s going to be a cold winter’, shopper says while loading up her rice, oil and other essential items

Topic |   China food security
Chinese consumers are stocking up on food and other supplies ahead of winter. Photo: Reuters
Chinese consumers are stocking up on food and other supplies ahead of winter. Photo: Reuters
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