Bangladesh, Sept. 17 -- As onion prices have soared again in the country due to its export ban by neighbouring India, Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal says his ministry will consider the withdrawal of duty on its import to keep the local market stable.

"We'll definitely consider the matter [duty withdrawal] as we did in the past," Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal told reporters on Wednesday, responding to a question on withdrawal of duty on onion import.

The Finance Minister was speaking at a virtual briefing session on the outcomes of two consecutive meetings of the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs Cabinet Committee on Public Purchase.

He made the remarks when reporters drew his attention to Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi's ca...