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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 #29/16, 18 - 22 July 2016
In Indonesia Pepper harvest is on upswing trend. However, due to El Nino occurred in the last year followed by La Nina phenomenon this year, production of Pepper in Lampung, Bangka and other producing areas in Indonesia were reported to be significantly lower when compared to last year output. In Lampung the markets are still calm, but prices decreased marginally with limited offers. New material is expected to arrive in the market by early August. In Bangka, trading was reported to be more active, but Pepper price has drifted lower.

Previous Weekly Price Buletin

Members of Panel from member countries met in Bogor to review the IPC Agreement
The members of panel from member countries met in Bogor from 10th - 11th October 2016 to review the Agreement Establishing and other related Rules and Regulations following the decisions made at the 43rd Session of IPC.

The 2nd Meeting of Panel organized jointly by the Ministry of Trade of the Republic of Indonesia and the IPC Secretariat was attended by official representatives from the IPC member countries of Indonesia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Vietnam.

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Market Review - May 2016
During May 2016, the Price Index of Pepper increased by around 4 point for black Pepper and 3 points for white Pepper (Table1). The composite price of black Pepper increased by around 3.30% to US$ 8,704 per Mt in May from US$ 8,426 per Mt. In April 2016 and for white Pepper it increased by 2.20 % from US$ 12,136 per Mt in April 2016 to US$ 12,403 in May 2016 (Table2). The Pepper price was mainly influenced by the increase of FOB price in Vietnam and India comprising the largest Pepper exporting country; it were noticed that FOB prices in India saw increasing Pepper price while other producing countries were relatively stable.

Previous Market Rieview

6 Negara IPC Tinjau Perkebunan Lada di Desa Batuah

TENGGARONG – Enam negara anggota International Pepper Community (IPC) yaitu India, Malaysia, Brazil, Vietnam, Srilanka, termasuk Indonesia mengunjungi perkebunan lada di Desa Batuah kecamatan Loa Janan, Kutai Kartanegara (Kukar), Rabu (16/3).

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the 44th Session & Meetings of IPC

23 May - 27 May 2016

Brazil, Ex- Para 0
India, Ex-Kochi 10,203
Indonesia, Ex-Lampung 7,465
Malaysia, Ex-Kuching 6,767
Vietnam, Ex-HCMC7,550
Sri Lanka 8,838
Indonesia, Ex-Pkl.Pinang 11,564
Malaysia, Ex-Kuching 11,722
Vietnam, Ex-HCMC 8,886
China, Ex-Hainan 13,754

Belem ASTA0
Kochi ASTA10,316
Lampung ASTA7,488
Kuching ASTA6,846
Ho Chi Minh 500g/l7,676
Ho Chi Minh 550g/l8,831
Pangkal Pinang FAQ11,598
Kuching FAQ11,859
Ho Chi Minh FAQ9,032
Haikou FAQ13,738

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