Prices of onion were down in the key market of Pimpalgaon, Maharashtra. because arrivals doubled to 1,600 trolleys, each carrying 1.5-2.0 tn of onion. Arrivals doubled as markets reopened after the weekend amid low demand for the commodity. in Pimpalgaon, onion was sold at 600-650 rupees per 100 kg, down 50-100 rupees from previous closing. However, in Lasalgaon, the benchmark market, onion prices were steady at 500-900 rupees per 100 kg, while arrivals were pegged at 1,200-1,300 trolleys, up 200-300 trolleys. Prices are likely to rise on expectations of a rise in export demand for premium quality onion.