India allows export of certain consignments of onions until November 30
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Published Dec 2, 2023
The Indian government has clarified that consignments of onions registered before October 29 can still be exported until November 30. This comes after the government imposed a minimum export price of $800 per tonne until the end of the year to control prices and increase availability in the domestic market. The Directorate General of Foreign Trade also stated that export tax paid prior to the notice will not be refunded.
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On October 28, the government imposed a minimum export price (MEP) of $800 per tonne until December 31 this year with a view to increasing the availability of the vegetable in the domestic market and controlling prices. The Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) stated: "Onions may be exported if the consignment has been handed over to customs before October 29 and registered in their system, or if this consignment of onions has entered the customs station for export before this notification and has been recorded in the electronic systems of the relevant customs station manager, with ...