According to Brazilian State Center for Foreign Trade Statistics, Brazil's pepper exports in May only reached 4,767 tons, down 36% from the previous month and down 44% over the same period last year.
From January to May Brazil's pepper exports have decreased by 20.9% over the same period, to 32,425 tons. In which, exports to the UAE, Germany, the US, Pakistan, etc. all decreased sharply. However, Vietnam - the world's leading pepper exporter, is becoming Brazil's largest customer with a volume of 6,281 tons after 5 months, a sharp increase of 50% over the same period last year and the highest level the most so far.
The price of pepper that Vietnam imports from Brazil averaged 3,856 USD/ton (FOB), up 55.7% over the same period last year.