Commodities

Pepper arrivals dip on lower prices

GK Nair Kochi | Updated on January 12, 2018 Published on February 14, 2017

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Pepper arrivals shrunk on Tuesday as farmers were showing some resistance to sell following the continuous fall in the prices, market sources told BusinessLine. As a result, the arrivals at the terminal market today were at 15 tonnes and that were traded at ₹555-600 a kg. Spot prices fell further by ₹300 a quintal to ₹59,100 (ungarbled) and ₹62,100 (garbled). February contract on the IPSTA remained unchanged at ₹61,000 a quintal, while March series lost ₹1,000 to ₹59,000. Export prices were at $9,450 a tonne c&f for Europe and $9,700 for the US.

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Published on February 14, 2017
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