Hili, Jan 2 – Indian onion started to roll in at Dinajpur’s Hili land port on Saturday after three and half months of the export ban. Trucks carrying onions from India arrived at the port at 3:30 pm, bringing it…
Onion prices in BD show downward trend
Dhaka, Jan 19 – The prices of onion –a common kitchen essential have come down to Tk. 100 and below around four months later, giving a big relief to the pockets of consumers.
Onion prices start falling again, but not up to expectation
Dhaka, Jan 09 – Prices of onions have started to come down again in Dhaka kitchen markets. The prices decreased by Tk 10-20 per kg on Wednesday from the previous day, said shop keepers.
Untimely rain delaying onion harvest in Faridpur
The untimely rain which hit many parts of the country over the last three days since Thursday is delaying the harvest of locally-grown onion in Faridpur region.
HC denies bail to man charged with illegally storing onion
Dhaka, Dec 31 – The High Court on Tuesday denied bail to a detained businessman of Lakshmipur, Md Main Uddin, in connection with a case filed against him on the charge of illegally storing 42 sacks of onion.
Govt-run TCB to sell onion at Tk 35 per kg from Monday
Dhaka, Dec 22 – State-owned Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) will sell onion at Tk 35 per kilogramme from Monday.
Despite imports, harvest of fresh onion price still above Tk 200
Dhaka, Dec 8 – While some of the imported onions were relatively cheaper, but the local newly harvested and old onions were still selling at higher prices in the capital’s kitchen markets. Though the local onion price was relatively down…
Another cargo flight with 105 mts Egyptian onion lands
Dhaka, Nov 21 – Another cargo aircraft carrying 105 metric tonnes of imported onion from Egypt arrived here on Thursday evening.
First consignment of Egyptian onion arrives Tuesday
The first consignment of onion from Egypt will be flown to Bangladesh on Tuesday, the Commerce Ministry said Saturday.
Onion prices create new record
Dhaka, Nov 15 – Onion prices in the kitchen market kept breaking the records, with per kilo having a price tag of as high as Tk 240-250 in some places on Friday.
Take immediate steps to control onion price: Rights body
Claiming that the hike in the onion price is a planned one by a syndicate, a consumer rights body on Sunday urged the government to take immediate steps to arrest the skyrocketing price of the cooking ingredient.
Onion crisis temporary; nothing to worry: PM
Dhaka, Oct 29 (UNB) – As the onion market still remains overheated, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday termed the crisis temporary, saying there is nothing to worry about it.
Onion prices up again in Dhaka’s markets in three days
Dhaka, Oct 15 – The price of onions once again shot up in the city markets and elsewhere in the country and touched per kg onion to Tk 100 in the last three days.
Raids against stockpiling of onion begins
Dhaka, Oct 01 – The governmenton Tuesday started carrying out drives against stopping stockpilings of onion in the wholesale markets at different places in the country including Khatunganj in Chattagram and Shaympur in Dhaka to control price of onions in…
Dhaka starts open market sale of onion to arrest price hike
Dhaka, Sept 17 – The government has started selling onion through the state-owned Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) on yesterday at Tk 45 per kg to cool down the hike rates of this widely consumed item in the local markets.