Black Pepper prices again increased due to higher demand from North India.(Traders and Masala pro-ducers, food industries etc.,) Price of garbled reached to Rs.656 per Kg and ungarbled Rs.636 per Kg. Depletinginventories in Vietnam and lower production in Indonesia, Brazil are supporting prices. Increased demand from China in the begining of 2023 also supported prices at global level and imports from Vietnam to India in this year is 40% lower as compared to last year according to the news sources.