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
INTERNATIONAL PEPPER COMMUNITY
The market has shown a mixed response during the week. A Marginal increase of pepper price has taken place in Indonesia; while in Viet Nam and Sri Lanka the price was relatively stable. In India and China the price decreased marginally. In Viet Nam, the market was not brisk and price unchanged in the last few weeks.
The Ministry of Primary Industries of the Government of Sri Lanka will be hosting the 45th Annual Session and other related meetings of the International Pepper Community at the Earlâ€™s Regency Hotel, Kandy, Sri Lanka from 30th October â€“ 2nd November 2017.
This year Global Pepper Conference is being organized jointly by the Ministry of Primary Industries, Department of Export Agriculture of Sri Lanka and the International Pepper Community.
During May 2017, the Pepper Price Index decreased by 10.80 points for black pepper and 8.06 points for white pepper (Table 1). The composite price of black pepper decreased 13.7% to US$ 5,054 per Mt from US$ 5,857 in April 2017, while that of white pepper decreased by 10% from US$ 8,327 per Mt in April 2017 to US$ 7,493 in May 2017 (Table 2). The significant decrease was mainly influenced by the decrease of FOB price in Viet Nam, the largest pepper exporting country. Prices at other producing countries were reported to have also decreased at lower scale.
The Borneo Post: SRI AMAN: Sarawak pepper remains a renowned brand worldwide with its quality ranked among the best of all pepper producing countries. Deputy Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities Datuk Datu Nasrun Datu Mansur, said Sarawak pepper has made Malaysians proud given the high quality of the commodity.