Onion export

Minimum export price on onion likely to be hiked from $850/tonne to $1000/tonne

Minimum export price on onion likely to be hiked from $850/tonne to $1000/tonne

MEP is the minimum rate below which exports are not allowed.

Dec 26, 2017, 13:16 PM IST
Govt imposes $850/tonne MEP on onion to boost local supplies

Govt imposes $850/tonne MEP on onion to boost local supplies

MEP is the minimum rate below which exports are not allowed.

Nov 23, 2017, 17:10 PM IST
Onion exports climb 33% to Rs 2,362 cr in April-February

Onion exports climb 33% to Rs 2,362 cr in April-February

India's onion exports went up 33 percent to Rs 2,362 crore in the first 11 months of 2015-16 on higher realisation of sales.

Jun 13, 2016, 16:40 PM IST

India's onion crisis: Shortages after the best-ever harvest

The country has produced a record harvest, but many farmers in the onion bowl of Maharashtra have lost a large share of their crop damaged in storage, adding to the country`s inflation woes.

Jul 09, 2014, 10:10 AM IST

Onion exports up 25% in FY'14 on higher unit value

Backed by spurt in unit value realisation, India's onion exports surged in value terms by over 25 percent to Rs 2,877 crore in the 2013-14 fiscal, even as volumes registered tepid growth.

May 12, 2014, 16:28 PM IST

Private entities allowed to export onions

With domestic supplies of onion improving and wholesale prices crashing, the government Wednesday allowed even private entities to export the commodity.

Mar 12, 2014, 23:28 PM IST

Don't eat onions: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court declined to entertain a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking direction to the government to regulate the prices of onions and other vegetables.

Jan 10, 2014, 13:05 PM IST

Pawar asks govt to scrap minimum export price on onion

Onion prices have fallen below Rs 10 per kg at Lasalgoan in Maharashtra, the largest wholesale onion market in Asia, from a high of Rs 60 per kg in September. In the retail markets, rates have fallen to Rs 30-35 a kg from Rs 100-level.

Dec 23, 2013, 16:21 PM IST

Minimum export price of onion reduced to $800 per tonne

The government on Monday reduced the minimum export price (MEP) for onion to USD 800 per tonne from USD 1,150 per tonne earlier.

Dec 17, 2013, 00:42 AM IST

Steep fall in onion prices in last two weeks

Onion prices have fallen by almost 50 percent in the last fortnight to Rs 40 per kg in retail markets in the national capital region, with new crops arriving.

Dec 01, 2013, 11:54 AM IST

Delhi may get more mobile vans to sell onions

"We have deployed 125 mobile vans and each will cover five-six places. The onions at these vans are being sold at Rs.50 a kg," Yusuf said.

Oct 28, 2013, 23:55 PM IST

Onion prices continue to rule upto Rs 90/kg

Lower retail price of Rs 42-45 per kg of onion are ruling in Agra, Rajkot, Vijayawada and Hyderabad, as per the data maintained by the Consumer Affairs Ministry.

Oct 28, 2013, 17:23 PM IST

Over 100 vans to sell cheap onions from Monday: Dikshit

The enforcement wing has been kept on alert to curb any attempt of hoarding onions.

Oct 26, 2013, 19:55 PM IST

Indian onion selling at Rs 45 in Bangladesh

Onions are selling at Rs 45 in Bangladesh, while onion prices continue to reign at as much as Rs 100 a kg in major cities in India.

Oct 26, 2013, 09:22 AM IST

India looks to China, Iran for onions to cool political heat

India has become so desperate for fresh stocks of the onions it uses in spicy curries that it is turning to regional rival China and sanctions-hit Iran for supplies, and there is even talk of airlifts to ease soaring prices.

Oct 24, 2013, 21:06 PM IST

Onion export rate hiked, govt says prices to ease 2-3 weeks

To curb rising onion prices, the government Thursday hiked the minimum export price (MEP) of the vegetable to USD 900 per tonne.

Sep 19, 2013, 18:57 PM IST

Onion prices continue to remain high at Rs 70-80 per kg

Onion prices in the national capital continue to remain high at Rs 70-80 per kg as supplies are still under pressure.

Sep 19, 2013, 18:48 PM IST

Minimum export price of onion increased to $900

With the price of onions remaining high in the range of Rs 70-80 per kg due to pressure on supply and export, the government on Thursday increased the minimum export price (MEP) of the vegetable to USD 900 per tonne from the existing USD 650.

Sep 19, 2013, 17:27 PM IST

Onion price: Centre mulls MEP hike; asks states to check speculation

The Centre has directed states to take action against traders who create an artificial shortage of onions and is considering curbs on overseas sales by increasing the minimum export price to USD 900 a tonne.

Sep 18, 2013, 15:23 PM IST

Onion prices again touch Rs 70/kg on supply crunch

Onion prices have again touched Rs 70 per kg, rising by Rs 10 per kg, in the retail market in the national capital because of lower supplies in the wholesale market.

Sep 17, 2013, 18:40 PM IST