Lifting of onion export ban impacts Nashik markets

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New Delhi, Feb 18 (PTI) Wholesale Onion prices increasedby upto Rs 100 per quintal in Nashik district of Maharashtra,a day after the government decided to lift the ban on the rootvegetable.

But, the decision had no no immediate effect in thenational capital.

"Though onion traders have welcomed the decision (todefreeze ban from onion export)...there has been no adverseimpact on the supply of onion and its rates," Onion MerchantsAssociation (Azadpur) General Secretary Rajendra Sharma said.

Onion sold at a rate of Rs 5-13 per kg in Azadpur (Asia''sbiggest wholesale fruits

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