Onion exports

Onion exports fall 10% to 6.95 lakh tonnes in Apr-Dec

Onion exports fall 10% to 6.95 lakh tonnes in Apr-Dec

 The country's onion exports declined by 10 percent to 6.95 lakh tonnes during April-December period of the ongoing fiscal due to restrictions on outbound shipments.

Mar 27, 2016, 12:43 PM IST
Onion exports fall 18% during Apr-Sept on govt restrictions

Onion exports fall 18% during Apr-Sept on govt restrictions

Exports dipped during the first six months of the fiscal as the government had hiked the minimum export price (MEP) to USD 700 per tonne in August this year as prices skyrocketed on lower output due to unseasonal rains.

Dec 26, 2015, 15:44 PM IST

Delhi govt flags off mobile vans with onions to ease prices

In a bid to provide onions at subsidised rates, Delhi Development Minister Gopal Rai on Friday flagged-off mobile vans from Azadpur Mandi to different parts of the city for the vegetable to be sold at "model price".

Aug 28, 2015, 22:17 PM IST
1,000 tonnes onion coming from Afghanistan every day

1,000 tonnes onion coming from Afghanistan every day

Onion is still fetching the rate of Rs 55-60 per kg in the retail market in several parts of Punjab.

Aug 28, 2015, 17:50 PM IST

Onion prices fall below Rs 50/kg at Lasalgaon on export curbs

Wholesale prices of onion Tuesday fell below the Rs 50 per kg mark at the Lasalgaon in Maharashtra, Asia's biggest onion market, due to curbs on exports and fear of action against hoarding.

Aug 25, 2015, 13:38 PM IST
Govt hikes onion MEP to $700/tonne to check prices

Govt hikes onion MEP to $700/tonne to check prices

The decision to increase onion MEP to USD 700 per tonne from USD 425 is taken as prices of onions at both wholesale and retail levels have been rising on lower output due to unseasonal rains earlier.

Aug 22, 2015, 18:20 PM IST
Middle class woes to continue, wholesale onion price shoots up to Rs 57 per kg

Middle class woes to continue, wholesale onion price shoots up to Rs 57 per kg

In the price-sensitive Delhi market and some other parts of the country, retail onion price has shot up to Rs 80 per kg.

Aug 22, 2015, 13:32 PM IST
Onion price rises to Rs 54 per kg at Lasalgaon

Onion price rises to Rs 54 per kg at Lasalgaon

Onion prices at Lasalgaon in Maharashtra -- Asia's biggest wholesale market for onions -- today touched Rs 54 per kg, the highest so far this year, due to tight supply of the crop.

Aug 21, 2015, 15:39 PM IST
MMTC floats tender for import of 10,000 tonnes onion

MMTC floats tender for import of 10,000 tonnes onion

State-run MMTC has invited bids from global suppliers for import of 10,000 tonnes onion from countries like Pakistan, Egypt, China and Afghanistan to boost domestic supply and check price rise.

Aug 21, 2015, 14:25 PM IST
Middle-class budget goes haywire, onion prices shoot up by Rs 30 in 10 days

Middle-class budget goes haywire, onion prices shoot up by Rs 30 in 10 days

Onion prices are hardening due to the fall in production and sluggish supply of stored onions, which are meant for meeting demand during July-September.

Aug 21, 2015, 11:43 AM IST
Middle class woes to continue as wholesale onion prices touch 22-month high

Middle class woes to continue as wholesale onion prices touch 22-month high

Woes for the Indian middle class seems to be far from over due to constant escalation in wholesale price of onion.

Aug 14, 2015, 11:06 AM IST
Good news! Delhi govt to sell onions at Rs 40 from Monday

Good news! Delhi govt to sell onions at Rs 40 from Monday

Delhi government will sell onions at Rs 40 a kg at 280 locations across the city.

Aug 05, 2015, 14:05 PM IST
Rising onion prices leave buyers in tears

Rising onion prices leave buyers in tears

The steep rise in onion prices have come as a double whammy for the Indian middle class who is already reeling under severe pressure from high inflation

Aug 04, 2015, 13:38 PM IST
Middle class woes: Are onion prices going to hit your household budget?

Middle class woes: Are onion prices going to hit your household budget?

Onion prices have shot up by more than 30 percent in Lasalgaon in Maharashtra, Asia's biggest onion market, because of supply shortage.

Jul 23, 2015, 10:16 AM IST

Govt steeply hikes minimum export price for onion to $425/tonne

Government on Friday increased sharply the minimum export price (MEP) of onion by USD 175 per tonne to USD 425 per tonne to ensure adequate domestic supply and contain price rise.

Jun 26, 2015, 20:29 PM IST

Govt hikes minimum export price of onion to $425 per tonne

The government on Friday hiked the minimum export price (MEP) of onion to USD 425 per tonne to improve the domestic supply and curb prices.

Jun 26, 2015, 19:24 PM IST

Onion exports dip by 21% to 7.76 lakh tonnes

Onion exports declined by 21 percent to over 7.76 lakh tonnes during April-December period of the current financial year mainly due to price restrictions imposed on outbound shipments.

Mar 19, 2015, 17:57 PM IST

'Govt will not allow onion prices to rise in festival season'

Amid fears of spike in onion prices during the upcoming festive season, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Friday said the government will take all measures to ensure prices of onion do not touch the Rs 80-100 per kg level again.

Sep 05, 2014, 13:51 PM IST

Won't allow onion prices to rise in festival season: Govt

The government will not allow onion prices to rise in festival season, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said on Friday.

Sep 05, 2014, 13:22 PM IST