Major product types to stock-up on during coronavirus in China 2020

According to a survey on consumer behavior during coronavirus outbreak conducted by Rakuten Insight in April 2020, 79 percent of the respondents from mainland China who had engaged in panic buying said that they stocked up on dry food items. The same survey found out that panic buying was not very common in the country.

Share of respondents who stocked up on household items during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in China as of April 2020, by product category

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Source

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Rakuten Insight
Release date

May 2020

Region

China

Survey time period

April 9 to 30, 2020

Number of respondents

479 respondents

Age group

16 years and older

Special properties

216 females and 263 males

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

The question asked in the survey was as follows: "What items did you stock up on?" Multiple answers were possible.

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