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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.

W.D.L. Gunaratne
Executive Director

WPB Week #30/14, 21 - 25 July 2014
In view of Lebaran Festival which is coming soon and in addition to the current lower crop situation in Indonesia, activities at domestic markets were inactive, but prices were reported increase further to cross IDR 101,000 per kg for black in Lampung. In Bangka white pepper price touched IDR 140,000 per kg at the beginning of the week and closed at IDR 137,000 at the week’s close.

Previous Weekly Price Buletin

IPC supported a Group of Pepper Farmer in Purbalingga, Central Java in developing a Model of Pepper Nursery
The IPC has visited the pepper growing area in Purbalingga on 5th - 6th June 2014, to help a group of pepper farmers in developing a model of pepper nursery by following the IPC GAP. Purbalingga, is located in Central Java Province and is the important pepper growing area in the island, with the acreage around 600HA and annual production at around 600 MT.

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Market Review – June 2014
During June 2014, the Pepper Price Index increased by 9.48 points for black pepper and 1.57 points for white pepper (Table 1). The composite price of black pepper increased by 3.6% from USD 7,675 in May 2014 to USD 7,949 per MT in June, while that of white pepper increased marginally 0.7% from USD 10,241 per MT in May to USD 10,308 in June, 2014

Previous Market Rieview

IPC Should Monitor Supply And Demand Scenario For Pepper, Says Uggah
KUCHING, Nov 11 (Bernama) -- The International Pepper Community (IPC), an intergovernmental organisation of pepper producing countries, should continue to monitor the supply and demand scenario for pepper, taking into account its direct impact on prices.

Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Datuk Seri Douglas Uggah Embas said last year, global pepper production increased two per cent to 324,090 tonnes compared with an output of 317,750 metric tonnes recorded in 2011.

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Spices Board (Ministry of Commerce, Government of India)

14 Apr - 18 Apr 2014

Brazil, Ex- Para 0
India, Ex-Kochi 8,435
Indonesia, Ex-Lampung 6,997
Malaysia, Ex-Kuching 6,265
Vietnam, Ex-HCMC6,529
Sri Lanka 0
Indonesia, Ex-Pkl.Pinang 10,933
Malaysia, Ex-Kuching 9,345
Vietnam, Ex-HCMC 9,351
China, Ex-Hainan 0

Belem ASTA0
Kochi ASTA8,401
Lampung ASTA6,747
Kuching ASTA6,230
Ho Chi Minh 500g/l4,599
Ho Chi Minh 550g/l6,659
Pangkal Pinang FAQ10,263
Kuching FAQ9,311
Ho Chi Minh FAQ6,408
Haikou FAQ0

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