Coronavirus: Price of a box of N95 masks cost more than a gram of gold in Indonesia


JAKARTA – The price of a box of masks for the first time has surpassed a gram of gold, one retailer has been quoted as saying.

The price for a box of 20 N95 3M masks at Pasar Pramuka, Jakarta’s largest marketplace for the sale of pharmaceuticals and other medical-related equipment, has risen sevenfold to 1.5 million rupiah (about S$150). The price of a gram of gold in Indonesia is currently 800,000 rupiah.

Read more : The Straits Times


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