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SARS makes Big Macs more costly in China

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[Beijing, June 11, 2003] The price of a Big Mac at McDonald’s 560 restaurants in China has recently taken a 4% hike, though this food chain denies that this price increase is related to poor sales due to the recent SARS epidemic. Most people still refuse to visit public places including shopping centers and restaurants, though the government claims that the fear of SARS is over.

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