Ministry of Commerce & Industry

USD 523.8 million worth of onions exported from April to December 2022


No restrictions or prohibitions on the export of onions from India

Posted On: 26 FEB 2023 2:40PM by PIB Delhi

USD 523.8 million worth of onions was exported from April to December 2022.

Government has not restricted or prohibited the export of onion. The extant export policy of onions is ‘Free’. Only the export of onion seed is ‘Restricted’ and that too is permitted under Authorisation from DGFT.

DGFT vide Notification No. 50 dt. 28.12.2020 amended export policy of Onion (of all varieties) in cut, sliced or broken in powder form and Bangalore Rose onions and Krishnapuram onions excluding cut, sliced or broken in powder form from 'prohibited' to 'free'.  

Month wise export data for 2022

Month wise (2022)

Value wise (in USD Million)

% increase in exports from 2021 to 2022

Apr

48.0

13.74

May

31.9

13.20

Jun

36.0

-25.19

Jul

50.1

19.74

Aug

49.0

-5.21

Sep

50.7

7.56

Oct

40.8

17.33

Nov

45.9

71.39

Dec

52.1

49.76

Total

523.8

16.3

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