Breaking News – Why is Taiwan panic-buying toilet paper?

Taiwan toilet paper panic: why is island caught short?Taiwan retailers have seen a rush on toilet paper over the weekend, as word spread of an imminent sharp price rise.Shoppers used social media to post pictures of empty shelves where the product would usually be.Manufacturers have written to retailers warning that prices are set to rise by 10% to 30% next month, as extra costs are passed on to customers.But some shoppers said they bulk-bought because of fears the product would run out, rather than over price worries.Taiwan toilet paper etiquette- Bin or bowl?Are shoppers getting a bum deal?Toilet paper getting more expensive is a direct result of rising raw material costs globally, according to Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs.Forest fires in Canada and disruption to production in B

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