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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.

Top grade onion selling for Tk 30 per kilogram

Dhaka, January 29: The price of onion has come down in the markets in Dhaka. The best quality onions are now being sold in the market at Tk 30 per kilogram. On Friday (January 29), it was learned that besides onions, prices of almost all types of vegetables, including potatoes and tomatoes, are within the reach of ordinary consumers.

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.

Bangladesh government makes major announcement on onion

ঢাকা, মার্চ ৫ : দীর্ঘ পাঁচ মাস বন্ধ থাকার পর গত ২৬ ফেব্রুয়ারি পেঁয়াজ রফতানিতে নিষেধাজ্ঞা প্রত্যাহারের ঘোষণা দেয় ভারত। এরপরই ৫০ হাজার টন পিয়াজ আমদনীর অনুমতি দেয় বাংলাদেশ। অপরদিকে দেশে চলতি মাসের শেশ দিকে ক্ষেত থেকে পেঁয়াজ উঠানো শুরু হবে। এ এ বছর প্রায় দ্বিগুণ না হলেও কাছাকাছি হবে বলে আশা করছেন সংশ্লিষ্ট সবাই। সঙ্গত কারণে কৃষকের স্বার্থ রক্ষায় পিয়াজ আমদানী নিরুৎসাহিত করার বিকল্প নেই। ...

India giving onions to Maldives

নিজস্ব প্রতিনিধি, ঢাকা, নভেম্বর ১২ : বাংলাদেশে পেঁয়াজ রপ্তানি বন্ধ করে দিয়েছে ভারত। দেশটিতে পেঁয়াজের ঘাটতিও দেখা দিয়েছে। রাজ্য ভেদে ৬০ থেকে ১০০ টাকা দরে প্রতি কেজি পেঁয়াজ বিক্রি হচ্ছে। তবে ঘাটতির অজুহাতে বাংলাদেশকে পেঁয়াজ না দিলেও মালদ্বীপকে ঠিকই দিচ্ছে ভারত। নিজের দেশে ঘাটতি থাকায় ‘আমদানি করে’ মালদ্বীপে পেঁয়াজ রপ্তানির সিদ্ধান্ত নিয়েছে তারা।