New Delhi: The government on Sunday said there is no restriction or prohibition on the export of onions from India.
“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,” a statement from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry said.
Meanwhile, USD 523.8 million worth of onions was exported from April to December 2022, the statement added.