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.
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INTERNATIONAL PEPPER COMMUNITY
In India and Indonesia, prices of Pepper increased marginally. In Vietnam, local price of black Pepper also increased marginally. Due to weakening of Vietnam Dong, however, local prices for Vietnamese black Pepper showed relatively stable price movements this week.
(Cochin, 11-09-2015/IO/IPC) The members of the IPC Committee on Quality from India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Vietnam are meeting in Cochin, India from 10th-11th September 2015. The Meeting of IPC Committee on Quality are to discuss and consider a number of important agenda including the revised draft of IPC Quality Standard Specifications, IPC Methods of Analysis and other quality related issues.
During September 2015, the Pepper Price Index increased by 2.48 points for black Pepper and 5.01 points for white Pepper (Table 1) .The composite price of black Pepper increased by 0.77% from US $9377 in August 2015 to US $9449 in September 2015, while that of white Pepper decreased by around 1.57% from US $13,759 in August 2015 to US $13,546 in the month of September 2015
Erratic rain has hit black pepper production. Latest estimates from producing states show in the harvest season beginning December, the output will be 50 per cent lower. Estimates by growers and dealers from Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu indicates overall production will stand at 30,000-35,000 tonnes, against 70,0000 tonnes in the last season.