Saturday, 10 October 2020

Why Green Vegetables Prices on Fire?

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The prices of green vegetables have been on fire like that, but evergreen potatoes, ever-shining tomatoes, and onion-battered onions of many governments are now rolling

. Looking at the retail prices of potatoes, onions, and tomatoes, it seems that their race is not going to stop on the inflation pitch yet, but people are panting. 


While the domestic industries and businesses were adversely affected during the COVID epidemic, vegetable exports from the province were also badly affected. Vegetable production in the country has increased from 169.48 million tonnes to 191.77 million tonnes during the last five years. While the production of fruits has increased from 86.60 million tonnes to 99.07 million tonnes. It is clear that the producers' focus is on fruit and vegetable production. At the same time, the demand for Indian fruits and vegetables abroad is also good. 


Prices of Green Vegetables at peak and maybe more Increase 

For the past several days in the capital, the prices of vegetables have been going up. Now their effect is visible in people's kitchens. Traders say that the arrival of vegetables has decreased. Only after November, their rates can be reduced. Right now green chili is being sold in the market for Rs 120 and Torai retail 80, the gourd is Rs 40-50 per kg. Regarding increasing rates of vegetables, traders say that the prices of vegetables will remain the same for the next 20 to 25 days. After November, when rates will increase, rates will still below.


The arrival of vegetables has come down by almost 50 percent. Earlier, Torai was selling 40 to 60 rupees per kg, but forts are now being sold for 80 rupees. At the same time, gourd and green chilies were being sold at a price of Rs 60-70 per kg, whose rates have gone up.

Farmers Views on Prices

Farmers say that crops have deteriorated due to continuous rains. Due to the humidity, the condition of melting was also there. Many vegetables have been damaged, but now the sun is coming out, due to which the vegetables will start coming in the coming months. Many vegetables are being sourced from outside.

Central Govt Approved Onion Export

The central government on 09 Oct 2020( Friday) approved the export of 'Bangalore Rose' onion and Krishnapuram onion with some conditions. As we know that on 14 September, the government banned the export of all varieties to keep the prices of onions under control and increase its availability in the country. The Directorate General of Foreign Trade said in a notification or letter which describes that "Bangalore Rose 'and Krishnapuram onion exports have been allowed to increase to 10,000 tonnes by 31 March 2021 with immediate effect.

Why Govt agree to export?

The farmers of Karnataka had requested the Center Govt. to allow shipment of 10,000 tonnes of different types of onions to Bengaluru. The farmers of Karnataka had urged the Center to allow shipment of 10,000 tonnes of different types of onion to Bengaluru as there is a lack of demand in the domestic market. This variety is in demand in countries such as Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, and Taiwan.

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