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Dear Subscribers and Visitors,

It is my pleasure to welcome you to the new IPC Website which provides important and useful information to improve our understanding and interaction with all the stake holders of the pepper industry and an indispensable source of information for pepper community.

The IPC has launched its advanced and user friendly website which provides updated data on production, export, quality standards, programs for development & promotion of pepper industry and other value added services, speedy browsing and easy access to technical information for the development of the International Pepper Community.

We hope you find the new website a unique source for all your needs on pepper industry.

Hoang Thi Lien
Executive Director

WPB Week #03/17, 16 - 20 January 2017
Domestic market of pepper showed a mixed response during the week. In Vietnam, local price of pepper stood at the level of VND 128,500 pr Kg for black and VND 177,500 for white throughout the week. When compared to previous average price however, the price of black pepper decreased by 3%. In the case of white pepper, the price remained stable. Marginal decreases were also recorded in Lampung, Sri Lanka and India; while in Sarawak local price of black pepper increased by 6% and for white pepper 4%. 

Previous Weekly Price Buletin

Sri Lanka has confirmed to host the 45th Annual Session and other Meetings of the International Pepper Community in Kandy.
The 45th Annual Session of IPC will be organized by the Ministry of Primary Industry and Department of Export Agriculture in close collaboration with the private sector association of spices in Sri Lanka. 

"We have studied the fluxes of community within October and November, 2017, and finally decided to have the 45th Session of IPC from 30th October-2nd November, 2017 in Kandy" said Eng. Bandula Wickramaarachchi, Chairman of the International Pepper Community for 2016-2017 who is also the Secretary of the Ministry of Primary Industries of Sri Lanka recently.

Previous News

Market Review - November 2016
In the previous few months pepper prices showed a continuous declining trend, particularly in Indonesia, Vietnam and Malaysia till mid-week of November and from third week onwards prices in every producing country started slowly moving upwards.
In November 2016 the IPC pepper price index decreased 5.27 points for black and 2.40 points for white pepper (Table1). The price index has slide down below 100 which is the base price (average composite price of last five years). Decreased price at major exporting countries like Vietnam and Indonesia has contribute to the lower price index.  Composite price of pepper has decreased by 5.23% and 2.40% to US$ 7,110 and US$ 10,126 per mt for black and white pepper respectively, for the month of November 2016

Previous Market Rieview

Pepper exports lose sting on higher prices; imports up 18%

KOCHI, DECEMBER 22:  Pepper exports via Kochi port fell by 43.54 per cent during January-October 2016, while imports increased by 18.25 per cent.

Last Issue

21 Nov - 25 Nov 2016

Brazil, Ex- Para 0
India, Ex-Kochi 9,731
Indonesia, Ex-Lampung 5,536
Malaysia, Ex-Kuching 3,807
Vietnam, Ex-HCMC6,106
Sri Lanka 9,071
Indonesia, Ex-Pkl.Pinang 9,153
Malaysia, Ex-Kuching 6,383
Vietnam, Ex-HCMC 7,594
China, Ex-Hainan 10,855

Belem ASTA0
Kochi ASTA9,638
Lampung ASTA5,488
Kuching ASTA3,892
Ho Chi Minh 500g/l5,957
Ho Chi Minh 550g/l8,805
Pangkal Pinang FAQ8,529
Kuching FAQ6,460
Ho Chi Minh FAQ7,572
Haikou FAQ10,763

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