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    TCB begins OMS of four essential commodities, including onion

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:47pm on September 13, 2020

    State-owned Trading Corporation of Bangladesh on Sunday started selling four essential commodities, including onion, at subsidised rates across the country to contain the price spiral...

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    TCB to start OMS of onion Sept 13

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:53pm on September 08, 2020

    The Trading Corporation of Bangladesh is going to start open market sales of onion in the capital from September 13 to keep the market stable...

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    Onion market becoming unstable

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:38am on September 08, 2020

    The commerce ministry has decided that the Trading Corporation of Bangladesh will start open market sale of onion immediately as the prices of the item...

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    Prices of onions, cumin rise ahead of Eid-ul-Azha

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:24pm on July 17, 2020

    The prices of onions and cumin went up on the kitchen markets in the capital over the week ending on Friday. Traders said that the...

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    Prices of rice, red lentil, onions increase

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:51pm on June 19, 2020

    The prices of rice, red lentil and onion went up on the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending on Friday. Retailers blamed wholesalers for...

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    Government to slap 5pc duty on onion import

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:38pm on June 11, 2020

    Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Thursday proposed to impose 5 per cent duty on the import of onion and to increase the duty rate...

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    Prices of onions, broiler, garlic, ginger go up before Eid

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:57pm on May 22, 2020

    The prices of broiler chicken, onions, garlic and ginger increased in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr, one of...

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    Price fall frustrates onion growers

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:56am on May 22, 2020

    The decreasing prices of onion are frustrating growers in Bangladesh as they are forced to sell their crop at prices Tk 30 lower a kilogram...

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    OMS of onions at Tk 25 a kg from Saturday

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:34pm on May 07, 2020

    Commerce minister Tipu Munshi on Thursday said that the state-owned Trading Corporation of Bangladesh would start selling onion at Tk 25 a kg across the...

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    Prices of ginger, onions surge

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:58pm on April 17, 2020

    The prices of ginger more than doubled while those of onions and garlic continued rising in the city’s kitchen markets last week ahead of Ramadan,...