ANNOUNCEMENT 29 Sep 2019

India has prohibited the export of onions to control domestic prices.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising
Inception date: 29 Sep 2019 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Export ban

On 29 September 2019, the Indian Ministry of Commerce and Industry through Notification NO. 21/2015-2020 prohibited the export of onions "till further orders". The export ban has been announced to control the domestic price rise of onions.

A Minimum Export Price of USD 850 on onions was announced on 13 September 2019 for the same purpose (see related State Act).

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