People wearing face masks queue to enter a supermarket in Wuhan, in China’s central Hubei province on March 30, 2020. Photo AFP

Coronavirus may cause global food shortages as panic buying and export curbs hit supply

  • UN Food and Agricultural Organisation says there could be global food shortages in April and May as a result of supply problems caused by the coronavirus
  • China is heavily dependent on imports for some crops like soybeans, which may be affected by disruptions to global logistics networks
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
People wearing face masks queue to enter a supermarket in Wuhan, in China’s central Hubei province on March 30, 2020. Photo AFP
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