Pepper is the most commonly used spice in the world today, which is a high-grade spice, occupying the leading role (about 34%) of total spice production traded in the world. The phenomenon of hot growth of pepper can lead to imbalance in supply and demand in the future when supply growth exceeds demand. Pepper consumption is mainly concentrated in areas with cold winters because pepper is a preferred food item in Western food due to its attractive aroma, moderate spicy level and very good effect in warming the body. The demand for pepper in the world is increasing, which makes the trade in pepper also exciting.

Pepper industry is one of the agricultural sectors that make an important contribution to the entire agricultural sector of Vietnam. Pepper industry in Vietnam has grown too hot in recent years, many households follow the movement has put pepper plantation on the wrong land and soil so easily flooded, acid sulfate, poor nutrition This causes the plant to lose nutritional balance, lose the ability to resist natural.

The area planted to pepper by the end of June 2018 was up to xxx thousand hectares, an increase of 16.5% compared to the end of 2017, mainly from the collective units, private units. Pepper output in Vietnam has doubled over the past decade, with a CAGR of 11.2% between 2009 and 2017, accounting for 38% of global pepper production. Pepper output in the first 6 months of 2018 is estimated at xxx.x thousand tons, up 6% compared to the end of 2017. Pepper produced in Vietnam is mainly black pepper with the proportion of 89% of total Pepper output and proportion of white pepper were 11%. Pepper consumption in Vietnam in 2018 is forecasted at 7,000 tons, up 12.9% compared to 2017.

In the first 6 months of 2018, Vietnam exported xxx.x thousand tons of pepper of all kinds up 5.2% over the same period in 2017. Vietnam pepper has been exported to nearly 80 countries and territories. In particular, the export of high quality goods to the US and EU countries is increasing. Average pepper export price of Vietnam boom strongly in the period 2012 to 2015, after a sharp decline from the end of 2015 to now. The export turnover of many enterprises is declining because the average export price of pepper in 2017 decreasing continuously from the end of 2016 has affected the business results.

Executive summary
1. Business environment                              
1.1. Macroeconomic situation
1.2. Legal framework
2. World pepper market
2.1. Current situation of production
2.1.1. Definition and classification
2.1.2. Production
2.2. Consumption
3. Vietnam pepper market
3.1. History of industry formation and development
3.2. Value chain of the industry
3.3. Current situation of production
3.4. Consumption
3.5. Pepper Import – Export
3.6. Price movement of some types of pepper
4. Industry overview
4.1. SWOT Analysis
4.2. Industry planning
5. Enterprise analysis
5.1. Enterprise introduction
5.2. Enterprise analysis

Olam Vietnam Co., Ltd.
Intimex Group
Phuc Sinh Joint Stock Company
Pearl Trading Service and Import Export Joint Stock Company
Nedspice Processing Vietnam Company Limited
Petrolimex International Trading Joint Stock Company
Hanoi Production Services Import Export Joint Stock Company
Lien Thanh Joint Stock Company
DK Commodity Co., Ltd.
Harris Freeman Vietnam Company Limited

List of figures
Figure 1: GDP growth, 2012 – 6M/2018
Figure 2: Gross output of agriculture, forestry and fishery at comparative prices (2010), 2015 – 2018
Figure 3: VND/USD exchange rate, 2013-6/2018
Figure 4: Average lending rate, 2012 – 6M/2018
Figure 5: Import – Export, 2015 – 6M/2018
Figure 6: Value share of pepper industry contributing to Vietnam’s export turnover, 2010 – 6M/2018
Figure 7: Global pepper production by type, 2012-2018f
Figure 8: Growth in world’s new pepper growing area over the years, 2014 – 2018f
Figure 9: Structure of global black pepper production by country, 2018f
Figure 10: Structure of global white pepper volume by country, 2018f
Figure 11: Pepper consumption structure by region, 2018f
Figure 12: Pepper consumption worldwide, 2012 – 2018f
Figure 13: Pepper consumption in world’s largest pepper producing countries, 2016 – 2017e
Figure 14: Structure of pepper cultivation in Vietnam, 2017
Figure 15: Pepper cultivation area in Vietnam, 2009 – 6M/2018
Figure 16: Pepper production in Vietnam, 2011-6M/2018e
Figure 17: Pepper structure by type, 2017
Figure 18: Distribution structure of pepper volume in Vietnam, 2017
Figure 19: Pepper consumption in Vietnam, 2011-2018f
Figure 20: Pepper exports and export turnover in Vietnam, 2011 – 6M/2018
Figure 21: Structure of Vietnam’s pepper importers by volume, 6M/2018
Figure 22: Pepper export volume by country, 6M/2017-6M/2018
Figure 23: Structure of exported pepper by type, 6M/2018
Figure 24: Structure of exported pepper by processing step, 2017e
Figure 25: Structure of Vietnam’s pepper export by type of enterprise, 2013 – 6M/2018
Figure 26: Top 10 largest pepper export enterprises in Vietnam, 6M/2018
Figure 27: Structure of Vietnam’s pepper import by type, 2017e
Figure 28: Vietnam’s pepper import, 2010 – 2017e
Figure 29: Top pepper importing countries by value,(USD), 2016 – 2017
Figure 30: Average monthly export price of pepper, 1/2017- 6/2018
Figure 31: Export price movement of pepper in Vietnam, 1/2017-6/2018
Figure 32: The wholesale price of black pepper by month, 1/2017 – 6/2018
Figure 33: The wholesale price of black pepper by week, Q2/2018
Figure 34: Net revenue from goods sold and services provided, 2016-2017
Figure 35: Gross profit and gross profit margin of enterprises, 2016-2017
Figure 36: Sales expenses/Net revenue, 2016-2017
Figure 37: Administrative expenses/Net revenue, 2016-2017
Figure 38: Financial expenses/Net revenue, 2016-2017
Figure 39: Asset structure, 2017
Figure 40: Capital structure, 2017
Figure 41: Solvency ratios, 2016-2017
Figure 42: Asset use efficiency, 2017

List of tables
Table 1: Differences between black pepper and white pepper
Table 2: Time and schedule of pepper harvest of Vietnam’s pepper regions
Table 3: Top pepper exporting enterprises in 2017