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May 2019




Here too, rainfall has impacted production. Prices have firmed.


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April 2019




Here too, rainfall has impacted production. Prices have firmed.


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September 2017




Also affected by rain, there appears to be a shortage of good quality oil at this time. There is a report that when prices dropped precipitously, several processors closed, unable to cover overheads. As a result prices continue to firm.


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July 2017




We have a report that in the growing regions of Aceh and Padang, while the rains have stopped, extremely strong winds have caused the nutmegs to fall from the trees before they ripened. Additionally, this report states that heavy flooding in Padang further disrupted the collection of fruit. There are also reports of insect infestations destroying trees. All of these are cited as the reason why Nutmeg prices have escalated.


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November 2016




After firming, prices have stabilized.


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October 2016




Similarly to Clove, the rainy season and currency changes have caused Nutmeg prices to firm.


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September 2016




Here too rains have affected harvesting, causing prices to firm.


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May 2016




With increased availability prices have softened.


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March 2016




With the rainy season still in full swing, collection of fruits has been put on hold.  When the rains end around April we would expect the situation to improve.


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November 2015




News from a well-known broker states that his suppliers claim that adulterated Oil is still being offered.  He further states that this adulteration is only detectable by a sophisticated lab.