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
It is seen that in this week also market has remained almost stable and not much volatility in prices is seen in black and white Pepper at the producer's sources. The price compared to last week were seen relatively stable except in Malaysia price of black and white Pepper has risen by around 3% compared to the previous 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 July 2015, the Pepper Price Index increased by 9.60 points for black Pepper and 3.81 points for white Pepper (Table 1) .The composite price of black Pepper increased by 3 % from US $ 9138 in June 2015 to US $ 9414 in July 2015, while that of white Pepper increased 2.88% from 13,056 per MT in June 2015 to US $ 13,432 per MT in July 2015 (Table 2)
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.