Pickles made from mustard tuber are a popular condiment on mainland China. Photo: Weibo
Pickles made from mustard tuber are a popular condiment on mainland China. Photo: Weibo

Taiwanese financial expert mocked for saying many mainland Chinese ‘can’t afford pickles’

  • Huang Shih-tsung said on television that the economy must be in trouble because shares in a well-known producer of the condiment were down
  • Social media users posted pictures of costly items like seafood since ‘pickles are too expensive for every day, so we have to have other food now and then’

Pickles made from mustard tuber are a popular condiment on mainland China. Photo: Weibo
Pickles made from mustard tuber are a popular condiment on mainland China. Photo: Weibo
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