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Maharashtra: Onion auctions restart at Nashik's APMCs as traders end strike

Updated on: 03 October,2023 01:40 PM IST  |  Nashik
mid-day online correspondent |

On Tuesday, after a 13-day suspension due to traders' protest against increased export duty on onions, auctions for the kitchen staple resumed in nearly all Agriculture Produce Market Committees (APMCs) across Maharashtra's Nashik district.

Maharashtra: Onion auctions restart at Nashik's APMCs as traders end strike

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On Tuesday, after a 13-day suspension due to traders` protest against increased export duty on onions, auctions for the kitchen staple resumed in nearly all Agriculture Produce Market Committees (APMCs) across Maharashtra`s Nashik district.


Reports from the market revealed that as many as 545 vehicles arrived at Lasalgaon APMC, on Tuesday morning.


APMC is known as Asia`s largest wholesale onion market.


During the initial session, onion prices ranged from a minimum of Rs 1,000 per quintal to a maximum of Rs 2,541 per quintal, with an average of Rs 2,100 per quintal, as per market sources.

More details awaited.

(with inputs from PTI)

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