Onion Prices

Jul 27, 2015 at 18:43 | Source: PTI
With onion prices rising up to Rs 40 per kg in the national capital, the government has ordered to import 10,000 tonnes of the kitchen staple form countries including Pakistan, China, Egypt.
Jul 23, 2015 at 18:54 | Source: Reuters
Persistently high food prices, mainly for onions used in everything from bhajis to biryanis, are politically sensitive in India as more than a quarter of its 1.25 billion people live on a maximum of 74 cents per day.
Apr 09, 2015 at 08:50 | Source: PTI
The MEP is the rate below which no exports are allowed. India produces around 17-18 million tonnes of onion a year. The country exported 13.58 lakh tonnes of onion in 2013-14.
Aug 21, 2014 at 08:44 | Source: Reuters
Exports will now be possible at USD 350 per tonne, Telecom and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad told reporters.
Jul 16, 2014 at 22:01 | Source: CNBC-TV18
It is not just seasonal vegetables that are escalating in price, but it's also the basic vegetable like the tomato that is seeing a price rise.
Jul 14, 2014 at 08:31 | Source: Reuters
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, elected in May amid anger over rising prices, has ordered a crackdown on hoarding to hold down food prices and set limits on the export of staples, such as onions and potatoes.
Jul 11, 2014 at 19:05 | Source: PTI
Sanjeev Balyan also added that as per trends of last few years retail onion prices tend to be lower during the rabi season and rises from June onwards.
Jul 03, 2014 at 12:10 | Source: CNBC-TV18
Subir Gokarn, Director of Research, Brookings India says steps taken by the government to check prices of essential commodities will increase supply in the near term. But the real problem lies with production and distribution, and government needs to address those issue as well.
Jul 02, 2014 at 21:23 | Source: CNBC-TV18
The government today also raised the MEP price of onions to USD 500 per tonne to further bring down the prices of this commodity.
Jul 02, 2014 at 18:49 | Source: CNBC-TV18
Sources say that the government may impose stock limit for onion and potato. If approved, this will be first time when vegetables will be brought under stock holding limit.
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Has there ever been any concrete evidence that Onion prices go up by hoarding of a middlemen? Economics is a a crazy subject with many theories w/o data. The so called trickle down economics proved to be a Big joke decades later. The US Fed printing and pouring money in to wall street

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Sure Onion Price can be controlled

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Source:Economic Times - NASHIK: Delayed monsoon and thin arrivals in the market drove onion prices up by Rs 200- 300 per quintal here today, Agriculture produce Market Committees (APMC) sources said. Onions were sold at Nashik`s one of the biggest wholesale markets, APMC Lasalgaon, in the of Rs 2

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Source:NDTV Profit - While Delhi and Mumbai have seen an up to 50 per cent jump in onion prices in a week, the trend is seen continuing in Bangalore and Kolkata. The recent increase in onion prices, whether in the North or the South, is bringing tears to people's eyes

11.56 AM Jul 1st 2014

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Will onion prices esclate to record highs this year?

9.39 PM Jun 30th 2014


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profits then such is called as blackmarketing.Just take example onions price is Rs 75/kg in Singapore but that doesnot means that gov too should b give Rs 75/kg to procure same in India at that prices.In d case of RIL,co itself conceded that its cost of producing gas is around 2$ and even at 4.36$ its

5.36 PM Jun 26th 2014

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`t matter too much. the next budget will matter more. -Onion prices are trading @ 20-25rs. which isn`t a cause for worry. moreover even if onion reaches 100rs overall inflation might move a basis point.which is immaterial. -which other stocks are you interested in? -markets always give opportunity to people

3.50 PM Jun 25th 2014


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MODI can bring down onion prices but not possible to reduce crude oil prices..... Crude is expected to rise to above 130 usd per barrel.... Havoc ahead....

10.41 AM Jun 20th 2014


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Source:FirstPost - Narendra Modi`s top priority during the election rallies was not creating jobs or manufacturing, it was to bring down inflation. With thewholesale price inflation accelerating to a five-month high in May, onion prices, one of the biggest concerns of the previous government

2.10 PM Jun 19th 2014


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if onion price goes to rs 100/- what about the poor family how they have to survive?

1.33 PM Jun 19th 2014

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