Pepper price drops to record low

Pepper price drops to record low

The area of dead pepper plants has risen to roughly 1,000 hectares in Chu Se District in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai for the last four years, according to Mr. Nguyen Van Hop, head of the district Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Pepper price still low in next few years

Pepper price still low in next few years

At present, though pepper price is standing at VND60,000 per kilogram, it is still lower than that in 2015 when pepper was sold at VND200,000 a kilogram.
Farmers harvest pepper in the Central Highlands (Photo: SGGP)

Black pepper prices lowest in seven years

Black pepper, one of the main agricultural products in the Central Highlands with the total area of 55,000 hectares accounting for 56.7 percent of the country, has seen prices falling to the bottom level of seven years for the last couple of months.