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Coronavirus: importers warn Hong Kong consumers that fruits, vegetables and seafood flown into city will soon cost more amid air freight struggles

Consumers must brace for more expensive fruits, vegetables and seafood flown into Hong Kong, with importers warning they face unpredictable air freight services as the coronavirus pandemic rages.Importers said on Thursday there was increasing uncertainty over cargo flights in April and May following severe cuts in passenger services to areas such as Japan, Europe and North Africa, from where fresh and fragile food was flown in.With lockdowns in various parts of the world after outbreaks of