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Govt hikes onion export price to $1,150/tonne to check prices

On September 19, the government had raised the MEP to USD 900 per tonne, from USD 650 per tonne imposed on August 14. Onions can't be exported below the MEP.

Onion prices remain high at up to Rs 70/kg

Onion prices remained at high level of up to Rs 70 per kg in retail markets in the national capital Thursday even as the government had announced a slew of measures to rein in rising rates of the commodity.