Home About IPC Programs & Activities News Publications Country Profile Useful Links Technical
Forgot Password ?

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.

W.D.L. Gunaratne
Executive Director

WPB Week #26/15, 29 Jun - 03 Jul 2015
The market continued to be stronger and price of black Pepper at all producing countries increased further. This was likely due to decreasing exportable surplus of Pepper from recent harvest in India and Vietnam. While new material from the harvest in Indonesia is only expected to arrive in the market by August. Initial harvest in Lampung has started in small portion, driven by immediate need cash money to celebrate Lebaran festival in the mid of July.

Previous Weekly Price Buletin

IPC and CHINAESA to hold the 3rd International Pepper Conclave 2015 in Shanghai
The International Pepper Community in close collaboration with the China Essential Oils, Aroma & Spices Trade Association (CHINAEASA) of the Chamber of Commerce based in Beijing will be organizing the Intl. Pepper Conclave 2015 scheduled to be held during 25th-26th June 2015 at Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC), Shanghai, China.

This year International Pepper Conclave, which is the third organized by IPC, is aimed at providing opportunities for the Pepper and Pepper products Exporters / Manufacturers from the IPC member countries and pepper/spice players in the consuming countries to strengthen their business contacts and capture the potential and market for the Pepper and Pepper products in China and East Asia countries, taking into account of the economic growth in China and its neighboring countries.

Previous News

Market Review - April 2015
During April 2015, the Price Index for black Pepper increased slightly by 0.16 point; while for white Pepper decreased by 1.76 points (Table 1). The composite price of black Pepper increased by 0.1% to US$ 8.964 per Mt. from US$ 8,959 in March 2015; while composite price of white pepper decreased by 0.6% from US$ 12,862 per Mt. to US$ 12,787 Mt. in April 2015.

Previous Market Rieview

Spices Export From Cochin Port Declines

KOCHI: India's foreign trade is gaining in terms of spices exports, thanks to the weak currency. But Kerala, the land of spices, does not have any reason to cheer as exports from the Cochin port is on a downward trend.

Last Issue

Spices Board (Ministry of Commerce, Government of India)

15 Jun - 19 Jun 2015

Brazil, Ex- Para 0
India, Ex-Kochi 9,866
Indonesia, Ex-Lampung 8,412
Malaysia, Ex-Kuching 7,308
Vietnam, Ex-HCMC9,194
Sri Lanka 8,531
Indonesia, Ex-Pkl.Pinang 13,669
Malaysia, Ex-Kuching 11,412
Vietnam, Ex-HCMC 12,345
China, Ex-Hainan 0

Belem ASTA0
Kochi ASTA9,680
Lampung ASTA8,394
Kuching ASTA7,097
Ho Chi Minh 500g/l9,212
Ho Chi Minh 550g/l8,294
Pangkal Pinang FAQ13,865
Kuching FAQ11,116
Ho Chi Minh FAQ12,345
Haikou FAQ15,504

More detail

4th Floor, LINA Building Jln. H.R. Rasuna Said Kav. B7, Jakarta 12920 ~ Indonesia
Telephone +62-21-522 4902-03, 522 7664 Facsimile +62-21-522 4905 E-mail: Website: