Onion shipments handed over to customs before export ban could be released: MEA

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New Delhi, Sep 24 (PTI) A decision has been taken that onion export shipments which were handed over to the customs before imposition of the export ban on the vegetable could be released for sending to various countries, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Thursday.

MEA Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said the ministry is aware that many countries in the neighbourhood import large quantities of onion from India and "we are in close consultation with other stakeholders" in the government.