Pepper stays steady

GK Nair Kochi | Updated on January 22, 2018 Published on December 16, 2015


Spot pepper prices remained steady on Wednesday on limited activities. Selected buyers for high bulk density black bold pepper have bought Rajkumari pepper at ₹680 a kg and high range normal pepper at ₹675, market sources told Business Line. On the terminal market, eight tonnes were traded. Spot prices remained unchanged at ₹66,000 (ungarbled) and ₹69,000 (garbled) a quintal. Semi-processed pepper was quoted at ₹ 670/kg, while alleged tainted pepper was being offered at ₹675. January, February and March futures on the IPSTA moved up by ₹1,000 each to ₹65,500, ₹58,000 and ₹55,500 a quintal respectively. Export prices were at $10,500 a tonne c&f for Europe and $10,750 for the US.

Published on December 16, 2015
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