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Pepper Market Review Week 50 2020

Pepper Prices in all origins closed firmer during the week although we saw little easing off prices in Vietnam in early part of the week but thin inventories pushed prices back up again at close of the week slightly higher than that of week 49 close.Brazil has been the focus of attention since last three weeks being the cheapest origin as Asian buyers were very actively covering besides Europe but with continued increase in ocean freights at close of [...]

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Pepper Market Review Week 49 2020

Pepper Prices in Brazil India and Indonesia moved up further high during the week but Vietnam towards end of the week was beneath the surface started to ease off a little the gains made in the previous trading days with exporters soft pedaling as Chinese disturbances were not felt throughput the week  besides lack of equipment and space in both feeder and Mother Vessels from Vietnamese sea ports . Indian MG-1 Prices were hovering around the US$ 5/- a kg [...]

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Pepper Market Review Week 48 2020

Pepper Prices continued its upward parade during the week under review also in all origins. Notable feature was Vietnam prices closed at the previously highs of the year without Chinese interventions. Demand for prompt and December shipments coupled with short covering of earlier commitments pushed prices further high and it looks like we will see prices establishing new highs in the coming days with 90% of the crop already exported till date we can already feel the squeeze for material especially the [...]

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Pepper Market Review Week 46 2020

Black and White pepper continue to surge further across all origins during with week under review . Vasta parity for 570 gl closed at USD 2950 FOB but the undertone was slightly weaker with the aggressive Chinese buyers Retreating a little but local sellers were not willing to discount as they were expecting further hike in prices in the current scenario with very thin raw material availability and escalating prices in Brazil B1 Quotes moving to US$ 2575 FOB and Indonesian sellers [...]

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Vietnam Pepper 12/11/2020

Vietnam pepper markets are on fire  with Chinese aggressively picking up White Pepper and Heavy Density Black Pepper from which white pepper is made .Local prices are almost near the highs ( 58-60 K VND ) of the year we witnessed for a day or two in April with very high degree of Speculative activities which subsequently dropped .in the current scenario we do not see such drop but market can see some correction if the Chinese retreats after a [...]

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Pepper Market Review Week 44 2020

Black and white Pepper Prices closed firmer in Brazil and Indonesia narrowing the gap between Vietnam prices for the Asta variety. Indian prices were rock steady throughout the week and Vietnam prices towards end of the week was showing  some signs of easing as Chinese became less aggressive at close of the week With more than 90% of 2020 crop already sold we do not see any interest from stakeholders to sell off and realize cash. Imports in the first three [...]

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Pepper Market Review Week 43 2020

Black and White Pepper Prices In Vietnam closed higher by 8% on Black and 13% on White respectively  with aggressive Chinese buying both black and white Pepper.The white processors capabilities. Are fully booked for the next 6 weeks by the Chinese.The shorts had but no choice other than to follow local prices to meet the commitments on time .Currently all is not well with the top of the list players who have reportedly shelled out millions of dollars to stay in [...]

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Pepper Market Review Week 42 2020

Black and White Pepper Prices Continue to remain firm as Chinese traders were back after Golden Week Holidays which forced local shorts to follow the market and cover their pending commitments to Overseas Customers.The exporters are feeling the pain of mounting losses accumulating since end of March paying 25% more on raw materials and double the freight for cargoes sold last year and early this year especially to North America. The trade is currently facing the threat from a Vietnamese   billionaire [...]

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