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INTERNATIONAL PEPPER COMMUNITY
12/04/2014 WPB Week #15/14, 7 - 11 April 2014 The market continued to be better. In India, pepper price rocketed to nearly INR 60,000 per 100 kg in Kochi and fob
price of Malabar black almost touched USD 10,000 per mt this week. This was due to limited material coupled with
good demand. When compared to average price last week, the price increased significantly by 11%. In Vietnam, the
local price of black pepper increased by VND 2,000 per kg from VND 131,500 at the beginning of the week to VND
133,500 at the weeks’ close.
24/12/2013 MR. TRAN KIM LONG OF VIETNAM IS THE CHAIRMAN OF IPC FOR 2013/2014 The International Pepper Community is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Tran Kim Long, Director General of International Cooperation Department, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of the Government of Vietnam, as the Chairman of the International Pepper Community.
Mr. Tran Kim Long assumed the office of the Chairman of the IPC from Datin Nurmala Abd. Rahim of Malaysia, who was the Chairperson of the IPC for the period of 2012/2013.
14/04/2014 Market Review – February 2014 During February 2014, the Price Index for black pepper decreased by 22.26 points and for white pepper decreased by 13.63 points (Table 1). The composite price of black pepper decreased by 8.4% to USD 6,999 per mt from USD 7,640 in January 2014, while that of white pepper decreased by 5.7% from USD 10,124 per mt in January 2014 to USD 9,543 in February 2014 (Table2). As the major supplier, Vietnam pepper market was the main factor influencing the significant fall of the price index.
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.