Wait...
  1. Home >
  2. Export Import News >
  3. Import News >
  4. To check price, traders import 30 tonnes of onion from Egypt >
  5. To check price, traders import 30 tonnes of onion from Egypt

Online Export Import Data Search

Recent Searches: No Recent Searches
Complete Training Video : Click Here

To check price, traders import 30 tonnes of onion from Egypt.


Date: 10-12-2019
Subject: To check price, traders import 30 tonnes of onion from Egypt
Trichy: Concerned over the spiralling onion price, private traders at the Gandhi market in Trichy have imported 30 tonnes of onion from Egypt. They have started selling the imported variety at Rs 100 a kg, while the price has touched Rs 140 in the retail market. 

The current rise in onion price is primarily due to the excess rainfall in Karnataka and Maharashtra. The same was the case of local cultivation in the state as well. It was a double whammy for the farmers in Perambalur, Trichy, Namakkal and Coimbatore where shallot was cultivated on a large-scale, as rain as well as pests brought down the volume of production drastically. That has also reflected in the local market. 

Food minister R Kamaraj said two days ago that imported onion from Egypt and Turkey would reach the state on December 12 or 13. Meanwhile, to manage the demand, a group of traders at the Gandhi market imported 30 tonnes of onions from Egypt. 

General secretary of Trichy Onion Commission Mandi Traders’ Association A Thangaraj said that they could not meet the demand as they have to supply onion to all the neighbouring districts. So, we have decided to import onion from Egypt, he said. 

"We are selling onion at Rs 100 per kg. Since the Egypt onion is a little dark in colour compared to onions from Bellary, customers are little hesitant to buy it. However, we hope to sell all the imports. I hope that the price would slowly come down within 20 days," he said. 

Meanwhile, on hearing the import, a team of officials from the civil supplies investigative department visited the onion Mandi to inspect whether it was stored over and above the permissible volume. According to the officials, they found no violation. 

Source: timesofindia.indiatimes.com

Get Sample Now

Which service(s) are you interested in?
 Export Data
 Import Data
 Both
 Buyers
 Suppliers
 Both
OR
 Exim Help
+


What is New?

Date: 01-06-2020
Notification No. 08/2015-2020-DGFT
Amendment in Export Policy of Alcohol based Hand Sanitizers

Date: 01-06-2020
Public Notice No. 07/2015-2020
Amendments in the Appendix 3B, Table 2 of the Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS)

Date: 01-06-2020
Public Notice No. 09/2015-2020
Amendments in the Appendix 3B, Table 2 of the Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS)

Date: 01-06-2020
Trade Notice No. 13/2020-21-DGFT
Implementation of MoU between India and Mozambique for import of pigeon peas and other pulses grown in Mozambique during 2020-21

Date: 01-06-2020
Instruction No. 08/2020-Customs
24x7 Customs Clearance at all the Customs Stations - reg

Date: 29-05-2020
Circular No. 26/2020-Customs
Review of Circular No. 17/2020 dated 03.04.2020 namely, 'Measures to facilitate trade during the lockdown period- section 143 AA of the Customs Act, 1962'

Date: 29-05-2020
Notification No. 48/2020-CUSTOMS (N.T.)
Tariff Notification in respect of Fixation of Tariff Value of Edible Oils, Brass Scrap, Poppy Seeds, Areca Nut, Gold and Silver- Reg.

Date: 28-05-2020
Notification No. 07/2015-2020
Amendment in Export Policy of Paracetamol API

Date: 28-05-2020
Instruction No. 7/2020- Customs
Special drive for disposal of applications for fixation of Brand Rate of Duty Drawback.

Date: 27-05-2020
Notification No. 9/2020-Customs (ADD)
Seeks to levy definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of 'Electronic Calculators of all types excluding calculators with attached printers, commonly referred to as printing calculators; calculators with ability to plot charts and graphs, commonly referred to as graphing calculators; programmable calculators',originating in, or exported from, People's Republic of China for a period of five years, in pursuance of final findings of sunset review investigations issued by DGTR and in supersession of the notification No. 24/2015- Customs (ADD), dated the 29th May, 2015.



Exim Guru Copyright © 1999-2020 Exim Guru. All Rights Reserved.
The information presented on the site is believed to be accurate. However, InfodriveIndia takes no legal responsibilities for the validity of the information.
Please read our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy before you use this Export Import Data Directory.

EximGuru.com

C/o InfodriveIndia Pvt Ltd
F-19, Pocket F, Okhla Phase-I
Okhla Industrial Area
New Delhi - 110020, India
Phone : 011 - 40703001