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Onion

India lifts ban on onion exports as Bangladesh farmers begin harvesting

The Indian government has taken the decision at a time when the farmers of Bangladesh have been harvesting the crop

Onion

TCB selling onion at Tk 23

The people are heaving a sigh of relief as the price of onion has fallen with the Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) offering the item at Tk 23 per kg through e-commerce companies.

TCB selling onion at Tk 23

Break syndicate to bring down prices of essentials

When the price of any item suddenly shoots up, raids are launched on godowns and even retailers are fined and jailed. But the big bosses are never caught.

A salesman with onions at Kawran Bazar wholesale market in Dhaka on 2 October 2019.

No shortage of onion in country: Commerce ministry

The government on Tuesday said the prices of onion will fall further once the imported bulb fully hits the market and assured consumers that there is an “adequate stock” of the local variety

A wholesaler sales onion in Dhaka

Onions imported from other countries begin to arrive at Chattogram port

Consignments of onions imported from other countries have begun to arrive at Chattogram port, after India halted export of the item

Onions

Imports fail to cool down onion prices

Onion prices continue to remain high in Dhaka kitchen markets, despite imports coming into the country from neighbouring India

An Indian truck with onion enters Bangladesh through Hili land port, Dinajpur

Rotten onions arrive from India

Importers are incurring losses as most of the 925 metric tonnes of onion that came from India through Satkhira’s Bhomra land port in the last three days are rotten

Rotten onions arrive from India

TCB onions see brisk online sales in city

TCB onions have marked brisk online sales, particularly in the Dhanmondi, Gulshan and Mirpur areas of the capital city

City residents buying onions at a fair price from trucks

Bangladesh withdraws 5pc import duty on onion

The government has withdrawn 5 per cent duty on onion import to reduce the price of this essential kitchen item in the local market, reports BSS.

Bangladesh withdraws 5pc import duty on onion

TCB sells onions online at Tk 36 per kg

The state-run Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) is selling onions online at Tk 36 per kg

TCB sells onions online at Tk 36 per kg
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