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Pepper prices may remain firm due to supply crunch

 ipc  06/09/2011  1017
Kochi: Pepper prices are likely to remain firm due to supply concerns across the globe, says a new study by the Agricultural Market Intelligence Centre (AMIC) of Kerala Agricultural University. Based on market sentiments and the econometric analysis of pepper prices at Kochi, AMIC feels that a price level of R305 � R325 per kg is likely to prevail during the next three months from September. On Monday evening spot price at the NCDEX counter stood at R322 per kg.