With earthquakes and tsunamis, as well as being the rainy season, prices are firm.
Indonesia is firmly entrenched in their Rainy Season, which hampers production of oil. Prices are expected to be firm until mid-end second half of 2019.
Prices still firming, demand greater than current supply.
Reports indicate that prices have jumped; availability lessens every month due to the damage caused by the Tsunami and El Nino.
Prices at source have gradually come down. After a good crop quantities are available at source.
Currently there are broad differences in pricing and quality in the Patchouli market, with a 175% difference in pricing between the highest and lowest offers. Prices depend on a combination of Patchouli Alcohol levels, acid values, and the island of origin. To gauge this market properly one must know the quality needed versus the quality... Read more »