The Centre on Monday banned the export of all varieties of onions with immediate effect, a move aimed at increasing availability and curbing prices of the commodity in the domestic market.
"The sudden ban caught all of us by surprise and landed us in trouble. India is the largest supplier of onion for our country," a Bangaldeshi importer said.
"We are expecting some relaxations for orders that have already been placed. The government may also allow export of certain varieties like 'Bangalore Rose'," a trader said.
Meanwhile, the price of the vegetable eased in the city's Posta wholesale market to Rs 30 per kg on Thursday, agri analyst Sibu Malakar said.
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