Virus outbreak: Supplies of food, daily necessities sufficient: SuBy Sean Lin / Staff reporterPremier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) yesterday reassured the public that the nation has sufficient supplies of fresh produce and tissue paper, and that people can shop without worries. The public need not be alarmed over news of panic buying abroad, as supplies of food staples and daily necessities are under control, Su said. Photo copied by Lee Hsin-fang, Taipei TimesThe nation has sufficient food supplies, thanks to its robust agricultural, food processing and fishery industries, he said. It has more than enough tissue paper, with production running at only about 60 percent of capacity, he said. He asked Su to reassure the public that there is no need to engage in panic buying.
Source: Taipei Times March 20, 2020 15:56 UTC