Volatility in onion market

  • Traders at Karwan Bazar in Dhaka said prices of garlic have increased due to a shortage in supply. They hope the prices will be normal again when supply increases. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Traders at Karwan Bazar in Dhaka said prices of garlic have increased due to a shortage in supply. They hope the prices will be normal again when supply increases. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Locally produced onions from Faridpur are taken to a shop at Karwan Bazar in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Locally produced onions from Faridpur are taken to a shop at Karwan Bazar in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Locally produced onions from Faridpur are taken to a shop at Karwan Bazar in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Locally produced onions from Faridpur are taken to a shop at Karwan Bazar in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Traders at Karwan Bazar in Dhaka said prices of garlic have increased due to a shortage in supply. They hope the prices will be normal again when supply increases. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Traders at Karwan Bazar in Dhaka said prices of garlic have increased due to a shortage in supply. They hope the prices will be normal again when supply increases. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Traders at Karwan Bazar in Dhaka said prices of garlic have increased due to a shortage in supply. They hope the prices will be normal again when supply increases. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Traders at Karwan Bazar in Dhaka said prices of garlic have increased due to a shortage in supply. They hope the prices will be normal again when supply increases. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Prices of onions from China have increased from Tk 90 before Eid to Tk 130 a kg at Karwan Bazar in Dhaka. Local garlic is sold at Tk 100 a kg. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Prices of onions from China have increased from Tk 90 before Eid to Tk 130 a kg at Karwan Bazar in Dhaka. Local garlic is sold at Tk 100 a kg. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Prices of onions from China have increased from Tk 90 before Eid to Tk 130 a kg at Karwan Bazar in Dhaka. Local garlic is sold at Tk 100 a kg. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Prices of onions from China have increased from Tk 90 before Eid to Tk 130 a kg at Karwan Bazar in Dhaka. Local garlic is sold at Tk 100 a kg. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Traders at Karwan Bazar in Dhaka have more locally produced onions than those imported from India. Prices of onions fell to Tk 35-38 a kg on Thursday, May 13, 2022 from Tk 43 in a week. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Traders at Karwan Bazar in Dhaka have more locally produced onions than those imported from India. Prices of onions fell to Tk 35-38 a kg on Thursday, May 13, 2022 from Tk 43 in a week. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Traders at Karwan Bazar in Dhaka have more locally produced onions than those imported from India. Prices of onions fell to Tk 35-38 a kg on Thursday, May 13, 2022 from Tk 43 in a week. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Traders at Karwan Bazar in Dhaka have more locally produced onions than those imported from India. Prices of onions fell to Tk 35-38 a kg on Thursday, May 13, 2022 from Tk 43 in a week. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A trader at Karwan Bazar in Dhaka said he saw no possibility of prices of onions skyrocketing as they have sufficient stocks. Prices of onion increased slightly to Tk 35-38 a kg from Tk 30-32 in a week. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A trader at Karwan Bazar in Dhaka said he saw no possibility of prices of onions skyrocketing as they have sufficient stocks. Prices of onion increased slightly to Tk 35-38 a kg from Tk 30-32 in a week. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Prices of onions have been volatile in Dhaka for quite some days. Although this is not the season of onion harvest, traders have stocks of local and imported produces. Traders at Karwan Bazar blame the gap between demand and supply for the volatility. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Prices of onions have been volatile in Dhaka for quite some days. Although this is not the season of onion harvest, traders have stocks of local and imported produces. Traders at Karwan Bazar blame the gap between demand and supply for the volatility. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Prices of onions have been volatile in Dhaka for quite some days. Although this is not the season of onion harvest, traders have stocks of local and imported produces. Traders at Karwan Bazar blame the gap between demand and supply for the volatility. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Prices of onions have been volatile in Dhaka for quite some days. Although this is not the season of onion harvest, traders have stocks of local and imported produces. Traders at Karwan Bazar blame the gap between demand and supply for the volatility. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi