In the international market, Indian parity continues to remain out-priced at $7900 per tonne. And the spot price traded at Rs.39700 per 100kg. India’s production for 2013 is estimated to be 55000-60000 tonnes against 43000 tonnes projected for the year 2012.Pepper harvesting will begin by mid of December month in Kerala. According to report from IPC, in 2012, Sri Lanka is estimated to produce around 17370 tonnes of pepper and is expected that more than 10000 tonnes is for export. Up to October 2012, export from Sri Lanka is 9120 tonnes against 4804 tonnes a year ago period.