The market at sources remained mixed and moved slowly since price still ruled at relatively low level. In Lampung and Bangka local prices increased marginally while in Sarawak decreased. Marginal decrease was also recorded in India and Sri Lanka. Namargo Viet Nam reported that fob price of prompt shipment for Asta black 570g/l is US$ 4,073 per Mt and US$ 3,993 per Mt for black 550 g/l respectively. FOB price of Brazilian black pepper is US$ 3,500/MT for ASTA quality, US$ 3,400 and US$ 3,300 for B1 and B2 respectively.