Onion exports up at 18 lakh tonne in April-November

Mar 01 2018

India's onion exports rose marginally to 17.72 lakh tonne during Apr-Nov of the ongoing financial year and total shipments are expected to surpass the last year's level.

Govt to discuss 'Operation Greens' with stakeholders next week

Feb 13 2018

The govt said it will discuss with stakeholders next week about the new scheme 'Operation Greens' announced in the Budget 2018.

India lifts export curbs on onions as prices plunge

Feb 02 2018

India will allow unrestricted export of onions, the government said in an order, as prices of the politically-sensitive vegetable fell over a third in a month.

Floor price for onion exports reduced by USD 150 a tonne

Jan 21 2018

The MEP for onion has been reduced to USD 700 per tonne from USD 850 fixed in November, as per the commerce ministry.

Onion price up at Rs 50-60/kg; govt says will cool down soon

Jan 11 2018

Retail onion price have risen to Rs 50-60/kg in some parts of the country but the government said it is a "temporary phase" and the rates will cool down by the month-end.

Govt estimates 4.5% drop in onion output for 2017-18

Jan 02 2018

The country's onion production is estimated to decline by 4.5 per cent to 21.4 million tonnes in the current 2017-18 crop year.

Stockholding limit on onion extended till March: Paswan

Dec 22 2017

"To check the hoarding of onion, the date of stock limit of onion has been extended from 31st Dec 2017 till 31st Mar 2018," Paswan said.

Nov WPI inflation touches 8-month high on onion, veggie prices

Dec 14 2017

Inflation based on wholesale prices accelerated to 8-month high of 3.93% in November due to a sharp rise in onion prices, govt data showed.

India Nov inflation likely exceeded RBI's 4 percent target: Poll

Dec 11 2017

India’s retail inflation likely breached RBI’s 4.0% medium-term target in Nov after unseasonably heavy rains sent food prices soaring, a Reuters poll showed.

Onion, tomato prices to fall in next 15-20 days: Agri Secy

Dec 04 2017

Onion and tomato prices are expected to cool down in retail markets in next 15-20 days with arrival of fresh crop, according to Pattanayak.

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