20.Oct .2020 14:45

Toilet paper panic buying surges Germany - DW

Toilet paper panic buying surges Germany - DW
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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.