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INTERNATIONAL PEPPER COMMUNITY
Local price of pepper at most producing countries were relatively stable, even increased in Sri Lanka. In dollar terms, marginal decreases were reported due to weakening of local currencies against US Dollar taken place during the week. FOB price in Vietnam continued to increase. Although the harvest has completed, farmers are not eagerly releasing their material, expecting better return in future. Market in Lampung is very quiet as stock at farmers has exhausted. New material is only expected in July/August.
The IPC had the 22nd Meeting of IPC Committee on Quality during 25th â€“ 26th April 2016 at Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. The meeting was organized jointly by the Malaysian Pepper Board and the International Pepper Community and attended by members of IPC Committee on Quality from member countries namely India, Indonesia, Malaysia and Sri Lanka.
Dato Grunsin Ayom, the Director General of Malaysian Pepper Board in his opening speech highlighting the importance of quality issues in the pepper trade and industry. He further said that the Government of Malaysia is promoting the quality improvement programme for the pepper sector to protect the interest of thousands of pepper farmers in Malaysia and he appreciated the good works undertaken by the Committee in addressing the quality related issues such as revising the IPC quality standards, producing GMP document as part of the quality improvement programme among the IPC member countries.
During April 2016, the Price Index of Pepper increased by around 1 point for black Pepper and decreased by 2 points for white Pepper (Table1). The composite price of black Pepper increased by around 1% to US$ 8,426 per Mt from US$ 8,372 per Mt. in March 2016 and for white Pepper decreased by 2 % from US$ 12,377 per Mt in March 2016 to US$ 12,136 in April 2016 (Table2). The Pepper price was mainly influenced by the decrease of FOB price in Vietnam, the largest Pepper exporting country; while FOB prices in India saw increase in Pepper price while other producing countries were relatively stable.
TENGGARONG â€“ Enam negara anggota International Pepper Community (IPC) yaitu India, Malaysia, Brazil, Vietnam, Srilanka, termasuk Indonesia mengunjungi perkebunan lada di Desa Batuah kecamatan Loa Janan, Kutai Kartanegara (Kukar), Rabu (16/3).