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  • Onion price surges to Rs120/kg

    KARACHI: Karachi-based retailers increased on Wednesday the price of onion to Rs100-120 per kilogram from Rs80 a day ago...

    Authorities concerned have so far been tight-lipped about the steep rise in the price of onion, which is a main ingredient of everyday food...

  • Murad asks agriculture dept to curb hike in tomato, onion prices

    KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has taken serious notice of skyrocketing prices of tomato, onion and other vegetables and directed the agriculture department to intervene to control the prices by reducing the role of middleman...

    The per kilogram onion price is between Rs70 and Rs 80 and cucumber is available at Rs60 per kg in local market...

  • No relief for consumers despite arrival of smuggled tomato, onion in Karachi market

    KARACHI: Imports of tomato and onion from Iran and Afghanistan by road without any quarantine check continue unabated which pose serious health threats to consumers, who on the other hand, find no relief from the high prices of onion despite the arrival of Sindh crop some 15 days ago...

    Retailers said major traders at the main vegetable market off Superhighway were releasing Sindh crop slowly as they were trying to clear Iranian and...

  • CM’s warning fails to help cut tomato, onion prices

    Consumers continued to pay Rs70-80 per kg for onion while tomato price which was prevailing at Rs200 per kg on Tuesday crawled down to Rs160 much before Wednesday’s meeting of the CM with the officials concerned...

    When asked about the closure of Iranian border on the eve of Ashura for security reasons and its impact on tomato and onion prices, he said the Iranian border was open till then...

  • Onion price drops to Rs70 per kilogram

    KARACHI: The retail price of onion has come down to Rs70 per kg, following a drop in its wholesale price to Rs40-50 per kg in last few days...

    After frequently crawling up from Rs30 per kg initially, 10 days before Eidul Azha, onion’s retail price had shot up to Rs 120 per kg last week in Karachi and other parts of the country...

  • ‘Imports can check surging onion prices’

    KARACHI: Import of onion is the only way to control any further jump in prices as Balochistan’s stock of the commodity has almost exhausted and the Sindh’s crop will hit the market by mid-October, sources said on Tuesday...

    In the past two weeks, onion prices have more than doubled — from Rs30 per kg to Rs80 per kg — due to an increase in demand as Eidul Azha neared and heavy rains hampered supplies from Balochistan to Karachi...

  • Soaring onion price poses challenge for Modi

    NEW DELHI: A leap in onion prices has left a bitter taste for Surinder Anand, owner of a New Delhi restaurant that sweats its way through a hundred kilos a day, but it could pose even bigger problems for India’s leader...

    “It’s impossible to cook without onion, and we can’t increase the cost of our dishes or customers won’t come, so it all comes out of our pockets,” Anand said...

  • New onion varieties developed in Lower Dir

    SOME new varieties of onion have been developed and introduced in remote parts of northern areas with the support of a foreign development agency under a project aimed at making local farmers self-sufficient in crop production...

    The Livelihood Project Hindukash (LPH) launched in Talash Valley of Lower Dir by a Swiss development agency is a public-private partnership between a global onion seed company and a local farmers group called...

  • Onion: dynamics of price volatility

    ONION prices have skyrocketed before Eid-ul-Azha in anticipation of high demand and also owing to export orders from India...

    Till September 15, the price of onion ranged between Rs50-60 per kg in Karachi’s retail markets and was even higher in Islamabad and in cities of Punjab, according to media reports...

  • Onion, tomato cost more amid little price regulation

    Onion was selling for around Rs60-80 per kg on Monday compared to Rs50 ahead of Eid, while tomato was sold at up to Rs120 per kg...

    The price of onion was Rs40 per kg last month but wholesalers and retailers made a case for charging high rates on the pretext of rising export demand and end of Balochistan crop...

  • The onion market

    Sindh is set to reap a bumper onion crop amidst growers’ fears of market prices falling owing to abundant supplies; as witnessed in the initial stage of arrival of the commodity in the Karachi market...

    A surplus onion crop is a serious issue, worsened by lack of proper storage and dehydration facilities...

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