Business Standard

Govt lifts ban on onion export, permits trade of all varieties from Jan 1

The onions, including Bangalore Rose onions and Krishnapuram onions, have been allowed to be exported from January 1, 2021

Mandi, onion

Farmers selling onion in a mandi

ANI General News
The central government on Monday removed prohibition for the export of all varieties of onions with effect from January 1, 2021.
Earlier, the Centre had imposed a ban on the export of onions on September 14, 2020.
The Ministry of Commerce and Industry issued a release regarding the amendment in export policy of onions in which it said: "In exercise of powers conferred by section 3 of the Foreign Trade (Development and Regulation) Act, 1992, as amended, read with para 1.02 and 2.01 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-20, the central government hereby makes an amendment in the September 14 notification amending the export policy of onion.
The onions, including Bangalore Rose onions and Krishnapuram onions, have been allowed to be exported from January 1, 2021.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

Don't miss the most important news and views of the day. Get them on our Telegram channel

First Published: Dec 28 2020 | 10:34 PM IST

Explore News