A Consumer Council study reveals shoppers are having to pay significantly more for some supermarket products since the start of the Covid-19 crisis. Photo: May Tse A Consumer Council study reveals shoppers are having to pay significantly more for some supermarket products since the start of the Covid-19 crisis. Photo: May Tse
A Consumer Council study reveals shoppers are having to pay significantly more for some supermarket products since the start of the Covid-19 crisis. Photo: May Tse

Coronavirus: Hong Kong shoppers hit by inflation-busting price rises at Wellcome and ParknShop, Consumer Council study finds

  • About two-thirds of surveyed products subject to price rises greater than inflation, one product a third more expensive in 2020 than previous year
  • Consumer Council urges supermarkets to ‘shoulder more social responsibility’ and take action to relieve the burden on consumers

Topic |   Hong Kong economy
A Consumer Council study reveals shoppers are having to pay significantly more for some supermarket products since the start of the Covid-19 crisis. Photo: May Tse A Consumer Council study reveals shoppers are having to pay significantly more for some supermarket products since the start of the Covid-19 crisis. Photo: May Tse
A Consumer Council study reveals shoppers are having to pay significantly more for some supermarket products since the start of the Covid-19 crisis. Photo: May Tse
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