Volatile onion market

  • A sudden jump in onion prices has sent traders at Dhaka’s Shyambazar wholesale market scrambling amid fears of a further spike in prices. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A sudden jump in onion prices has sent traders at Dhaka’s Shyambazar wholesale market scrambling amid fears of a further spike in prices. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A sudden jump in onion prices has sent traders at Dhaka’s Shyambazar wholesale market scrambling amid fears of a further spike in prices. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A sudden jump in onion prices has sent traders at Dhaka’s Shyambazar wholesale market scrambling amid fears of a further spike in prices. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Workers are busy loading onion bags onto trucks to transport them to different markets from Shyambazar wholesale market in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Workers are busy loading onion bags onto trucks to transport them to different markets from Shyambazar wholesale market in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Workers are busy loading onion bags onto trucks to transport them to different markets from Shyambazar wholesale market in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Workers are busy loading onion bags onto trucks to transport them to different markets from Shyambazar wholesale market in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Rows of local and imported onions are stacked up at a wholesale shop in Dhaka’s Shyambazar. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Rows of local and imported onions are stacked up at a wholesale shop in Dhaka’s Shyambazar. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Rows of local and imported onions are stacked up at a wholesale shop in Dhaka’s Shyambazar. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Rows of local and imported onions are stacked up at a wholesale shop in Dhaka’s Shyambazar. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Rows of local and imported onions are stacked up at a wholesale shop in Dhaka’s Shyambazar. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Rows of local and imported onions are stacked up at a wholesale shop in Dhaka’s Shyambazar. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The price of Indian onions at Dhaka’s Shyambazar wholesale market dropped by around Tk 5 from the day before to Tk 55-57 per kg on Sept 17, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The price of Indian onions at Dhaka’s Shyambazar wholesale market dropped by around Tk 5 from the day before to Tk 55-57 per kg on Sept 17, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The price of locally-produced onions dropped by around Tk 5 per kg from a day ago to Tk 75 to 80 at Dhaka’s Shyambazar wholesale market on Sep 17, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The price of locally-produced onions dropped by around Tk 5 per kg from a day ago to Tk 75 to 80 at Dhaka’s Shyambazar wholesale market on Sep 17, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Indian onions were selling for Tk 60 per kg at Dhaka’s Shantinagar market while local ones were priced at Tk 90, marking a drop of around Tk 5 from the previous day, Sep 17, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Indian onions were selling for Tk 60 per kg at Dhaka’s Shantinagar market while local ones were priced at Tk 90, marking a drop of around Tk 5 from the previous day, Sep 17, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi