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KATHMANDU, March 19: The price of onions has plummeted over the past week in the Kathmandu Valley. The wholesale price for a kilogram of onion hovered around Rs 33 and Rs 35 last Sunday at the Kalimati Fruits and Vegetable Market. This Sunday, the price went down to an average of Rs 30 per kilogram.

KATHMANDU, March 2: Price of onion has started coming down to normal levels after reaching a record high level in the domestic market. In the past few months, price had risen exorbitantly due to curbing of onion export by India, which is the main supplier of onion in the country.

Onion productivity on constant decline

November 27, 2017 04:30 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: Onion productivity is declining with each passing year. According to statistics of Vegetable Development Directorate (VDD), onion productivity declined to 12.03 tons per hectare in 2014/15, down from 12.98 per hectare in 2013-14. It further fell to 11.88 ton per hectare in 2015/16.

Onion price soars to Rs 115 per kg

November 26, 2017 05:30 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: Onion price has increased by Rs 30 to Rs 115 per kg on Friday. The retail price was hovering at around Rs 85 over the week.