Prices of Onion Reached high in Nepal After India Forbidden It’s Export

Onion’s price is increasing in Nepal day by day after India has forbidden it’s export. The Indian Government has banned all the varieties of onions to export due to insufficient availability there but, Nepalese black marketeers are taking the benefit of it.

Till Tuesday morning, a kg of onion was available  in 50 rupees but the day after it, traders sold it on 130- 150 per kgs. In the meantime, there has been a shortage of onion.

According to the Kalimati Fruits and Vegetable Market Development Committee, black marketing is responsible for the rise in the price. 

With the approach of festive season, every year, in the month of September and November the demand for onions increase in India as a result prices to go up in Nepal since; Nepal is largely dependent on India for the supply of onions.