20.Oct .2020 14:45

Toilet paper panic buying surges Germany - DW


Supermarkets have raised flags about a spike in demand for goods like toilet paper, which saw severe shortages during lockdown. Germany's agriculture minister said hoarding was "illogical" and "lacked solidarity" - DW reports.

The agriculture minister spoke specifically about hamsterkauf- DW writes - a German term that defines panic-buying and became one of the symbols of the pandemic lockdown experience in Germany.