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  2.  India exported onions valued at $198 million in the April-June duration of FY21 and $440 million through 2019-20. The nation had actually exported around 10 lakh tonne in 2019-20. Bangladesh, Malaysia, the UAE and Sri Lanka are the leading importers of Indian onions. The restriction on onion export, imposed on September 14, was lifted on January 1.
  3.  Practically a month after the Centre raised the ban on onion exports, India has taken care of to export 40,000-50,000 tonne till day as a result of a lukewarm feedback from the international market, according to elderly sector individuals.
  4.  Ajit Shah, president, Gardening Create Exporters Association, stated demand is picking up slowly. "Onions from Pakistan are presently being sold at $275 per tonne (freight aboard) while Indian onions are costlier at $450 per tonne (FOB). Consequently, there is not much activity occurring," he said. "Various other countries are still in the process of finishing consignments from Pakistan and also various other exporting countries such as Turkey and Egypt. Once these are finished, they must turn towards India. We anticipate exports to get in the following 15-20 days."
  5.  On Wednesday, wholesale onion prices at Lasalgaon averaged at Rs 2,500 per quintal, with the optimum price being Rs 3,099 per quintal and also the minimum at Rs 900 per quintal. Total arrivals were in the range of 24,624 quintal on Monday.
  6.  Manoj Jain, an onion trader in Lasalgaon, stated although exports have actually begun, it is yet to pick up. Traders are currently focused on the residential market because prices are far better and also there is no parity in the international market. Onion shipments have actually been sent to Singapore, Malaysia, Dubai, Colombo and the Philippines, but actual numbers are yet to come in, he stated.
  7.  National Horticulture Research study Advancement Foundation's acting director PK Gupta said onions have started to arrive faster currently with a good late kharif plant aiding arrivals. The crop is good and the climate is likewise aiding growth, and for that reason exports ought to also be great in the long term, he stated.
  8.  The nation eats some 180 lakh tonne yearly. The complete manufacturing was some 260 lakh tonne in the last period of 2019-20. So, there is range forever export, he stated.
  9.  The federal government is intending to get 2 lakh tonnes of onions for buffer supply in 2021-22 to prevent the price walk as well as make certain simple accessibility during cheery period when supply is limited.
  10.  "In 2019-20, we bought around 57,000 tonnes complied with by around one lakh tonnes in 2020-21. In the next financial we will certainly buy 2 lakh tonnes to stop rates increasing during joyful period," said customer affairs assistant Leena Nandan.
  11.  She said that the government is motivating economic sector ahead up with storage centers to save onions which are required to be kept at particular temperatures at different stages.
  12.  The federal government has actually assigned Rs 2,700 crore in 2021-22 for the rate stabilisation fund (psf) utilized to purchase barrier stock of onion and also pulses. This is 35% greater than the monetary allowance of 2020-21.
  13.  "We will certainly also get even more pulses this year to disperse at subsidised rates. As versus 20 million tonnes, we target to purchase 23 million tones in following financial," stated one more official of consumer affairs ministry.
  14.  Meanwhile, the government is intending to achieve zero import of onions from 2021-22 by broadening acreages in non onion growing locations like northeastern states, Punjab and also parts of Uttar Pradesh. The increase in area will likewise raise production which will certainly ease the pressure on onions prices, which increase greatly as much as Rs 150 a kg during festive period in October-November yearly.
  15.  "In 2020-21, we imported around 36,000 tonnes of onions. We will certainly fulfill this extra residential need by expanding acreages in non typical locations from existing 250 hectares to 1250 hectares. In total, we grow onions throughout 1.4 million hectares," stated A K Singh, replacement director general, horticulture, Indian Council of Agricultural Research Study (ICAR).
  16.  "The residential demand of onion is around 17 million tonnes a year. A large amount is exported as there is wonderful demand of onions from Middle East, Bangladesh and also Sri Lanka. We need to enhance performance with far better seed-bulbs and various other clinical interventions for a raised return. In Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur, we have actually had the ability to accomplish performance of 25 tonnes per hectare," Singh stated.
  17.  https://www.konnectintl.com/onion-exporter-in-india/ has likewise identified 17 districts in the nation under One District One Focus Produce (ODOFP) for growing and also processing of onions. This will promote onion production via cluster strategy as well as boost the revenue of farmers.
  18.  "Over the past one decade, onion production has actually steadily increased from 15.1 million tonnes in 2010-11 to 26.1 million tonnes in 2019-20. The annual residential intake is around 17 million tonnes. So supply constraint is not the factor for the rate hike," claimed a customer events ministry authorities, who did not want to be identified.
  19.  "The production of onion in 2020-21 is likely to be around 26.2 million tonnes - 50% more than the domestic requirement. So farmers will certainly be able to gain more with exports and at the same time, consumers in your home will certainly have the ability to obtain the kitchen area staple at economical cost," the consumer ministry official claimed.