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Traders import 11,400 ton onion to boost supply, check rate


Private traders have imported 11,400 tonnes of onion to boost domestic supply and control prices that have risen in the last one month, the government said on Monday. While 2,400 tonnes of imported onions have arrived in the country, another 9,000 tonnes is expected to arrive at ports shortly, according to an official statement. Onion prices have shot up to ~35-40 per kg in the retail market from ~20 per kg a month back.

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