Onion retail price

Onion price reaches record high, being sold at Rs 150 per kg in West Bengal, Hyderabad

Onion, the kitchen staple, is currently being sold at Rs 150 per kg in West Bengal and Hyderabad while in Bhubaneswar, Kota and Chandigarh, it is priced at Rs 120 per kg.   

Dec 05, 2019, 11:17 AM IST

Narendra Modi govt to import onions from Turkey, Egypt to curb soaring retail prices

The Narendra Modi government will import 11000 Metric Ton (MT) of onion from Turkey in addition to 6090 MT from Egypt in the backdrop of soaring onion prices in the retail market. 

Dec 01, 2019, 19:56 PM IST

MMTC floats tender for import of 10,000 tonnes of onion

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

Aug 29, 2015, 14:15 PM IST

Wholesale onion prices fall by Rs 5/kg in Delhi

There has been a decline of Rs 20 per kg in the wholesale prices over the last few days. At the retail level, prices have come down to Rs 60 per kg while Mother Dairy and Nafed are selling onions at about Rs 50 per kg.

Aug 19, 2013, 18:20 PM IST

Onion MEP raised by $175/tonne to check rising retail prices

The government on Wednesday increased the minimum export price of onion by a sharp USD 175 per tonne to USD 475 a tonne -- a move aimed at discouraging outbound shipments and controlling surging domestic retail prices of the kitchen staple.

Sep 07, 2011, 19:53 PM IST