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1650 metric tons of onion imported by TCB released

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 2 April 2024: One thousand 650 metric tons of onions imported from India have been released at the railway yard of Sirajganj. This is the first consignment of onions imported by Trading Corporation Bangladesh (TCB).

Indian onion will enter the market before Ramadan

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 25 February 2024: Fifty thousand metric tons of onions from India are coming to the country soon. Onion will enter the market before Ramadan.

India stops onion export till March

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 8 December 2023: India has announced stoppage of onion export in order to control the price of onion in the domestic market. The ban will remain in force till March 2024. The Times of India reported this information in a report on Friday, December 8, quoting the Indian news agency PTI.

Permission to import 5 lakh tons of onion in four days

Dhaka, June 9, 2023 : To control prices, the government has allowed the import of 5 lakh 4 thousand metric tons of onion in four days till Thursday afternoon.

On the first day, 1532 tons of onion arrives from India

Dhaka, June 6, 2023 : Finally permission to import onions from India has been received.

Bangladesh: Onion import permit from today

Dhaka, June 5, 2023: The Ministry of Agriculture will allow the import of onions from Monday today due to an abnormal increase in prices. This information was informed in a press release of the Ministry of Agriculture on Sunday (June 4).

8,100 metric tons of onions imported from Myanmar

Dhaka, October 16: Lack of onion production in India has been affected the market in Bangladesh. In the last few days, the price of onion has almost doubled in the country's market. Onion from Myanmar has reached the country through Teknaf land port of Cox's Bazar, to keep the market of this essential product stable. In the last two weeks, 8,100 metric tons of onions have arrived from Myanmar, said Md. Jasim Uddin Chowdhury, General Manager (Accounts), United Land Port, Teknaf Land Port Authority.

Commerce Ministry requests National Board of Revenue to withdraw tariffs on onions

Dhaka, October 11: The Commerce Ministry has requested the National Board of Revenue (NBR) to withdraw tariffs on onions, reduce tariffs on crude soybean oil, palm oil and sugar. The request was made at a meeting held at noon on Monday (October 11) in the conference room of the Commerce Ministry at the Secretariat with the aim of keeping the stock, supply, import and price situation of daily commodities normal and stable.

Onion prices high despite surplus in production

Dhaka, October 7: Onion prices have skyrocketing in Naogaon. In the last one week, the price of onion has increased by Tk 10-12 per kilogram in the district. Buyers lost their way due to sudden rise in onion prices, who said the rise in onion prices is a ploy by traders. However, traders have attributed to the rise in retail price to a hike in their buying price.

Import duty on onion increased, rice reduced

Dhaka, January 8: The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has reduced rice import duty to meet the deficit. On the other hand, the import duty on onions has been increased to ensure a fair price for the farmers. The company issued two separate notifications on Thursday (January 7).

Panic as onion prices plummet after India resumes export

Dhaka, January 5: Even five days ago, onions imported from China, Turkey, Ukraine, Netherlands and Egypt were sold at Tk 35 to Tk 45 per kilogram in Khatunganj, Chittagong, but the news of the entry of Indian onions in the market has caused the prices of those onions to come down overnight. Traders said that if Indian onion imports are not stopped immediately, the importers who helped during the crisis will go out of business.

Onions reach Bhomra port

Own correspondent, Dhaka, 3 January 2021: After a long three-and-a-half month shutdown, onion imports from India have started.

Indian onions awaiting entry at Bhomra port

Dhaka, January 2: Despite stopping onion exports amid the coronavirus pandemic, India lifted the ban on exports from December 29 thus Then starting it again.

India allows export of onions after three and a half months

Dhaka, December 29: India stopped onion exports on the pretext of crisis in the domestic market and rising prices. three and a half months later, the Indian government has again allowed the export of onions to Bangladesh. They have announced to export onions from January 1 without any pricing.

Bangladesh will be self-sufficient in onion production within four years

Dhaka, November 26: Bangladesh wants to be self-sufficient in onion production within the next four years. A roadmap is being prepared for this. If this is implemented, it will be possible to meet the demand of onion through domestic production. This information has been received from the Ministry of Agriculture and the Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE).