In accordance to the effects of an on the net investigation by the news portal G7, the price ranges in the Hungarian merchants of the drugstore chain DM are much more highly-priced in Hungary than in Germany and Austria, which is even a fourfold change in comparison to the buying electricity.
This short article was initially released on our sister-site, Ungarn Heute. Translated by Júlia Tar.
G7 has done buying comparisons currently among overseas and Hungarian Aldi and Lidl merchants. In this circumstance, many moments, DM’s personal-brand name products are the most affordable, so they have been capable to get specifically the very same shower gel and cleaning soap in all a few nations. However, toothbrushes, shampoo, combs, tissues, and bathroom paper were exceptions. For the first two, a different DM-named product experienced to be decided on because of the range methodology, and for the latter two, there was even a less costly domestic product accessible in Hungary than the DM manufacturer 1.
The methodology of the details selection is normally the exact in brief, they generally seem at the prices of goods that are not reduced they estimate from unit prices per kilo or for each liter and if there are various goods of the exact form, they normally invest in the lowest priced a single in the specified quantity, regardless of dimensions.
As G7 claimed, a person of their college viewers experienced an inkling that it is no coincidence that there are many programs in Hungary hoping to support women who are not able to pay for to buy primary hygiene items – for the reason that they are expensive. For instance, the Purple Cross has released its Female to Woman plan, or the #notluxurybag campaign, which collects and distributes essential solutions to ladies in need.
So, with the enable of their reader, they compiled an regular monthly purchasing record dependent on the recommendations of #notluxurybag donors.
The information portal compiled a procuring cart that contains shampoo, rest room paper, toothpaste, tampons, and panty liners that they procured on the web in all 3 nations. This resulted in the pursuing selling prices:
- Hungary: 4,356 Forint (11.8 Euro)
- Austria: 4,258 Forint (11.6 Euro)
- Germany: 3,684 Forint (10. Euro)
If we also choose into account the wage variances in the personal international locations, we can see that this obtain represents 2.07 per cent of the average Hungarian wage, whereas for Austrians and Germans it is only .52 p.c. This currently usually means a fourfold distinction in terms of buying energy.
A big motive for this distinction might be the Hungarian VAT price of 27 percent, which is drastically higher than in Austria (20 and 10 per cent, respectively) and Germany (19 and 7 p.c, respectively).
Highlighted image by way of László Róka/MTVA