Pepper markets on Wednesday remained steady on limited activities. On the terminal market, 18 tonnes were traded. 10 tonnes of semi-processed material sold at ₹710 a kg and the rest at ₹ 690-710. Inter-state dealers were mainly the buyers. Leading exporters were also buying to cater to the demand of domestic masala industry. Spot prices remained unchanged at ₹69,000 (ungarbled) and ₹72,000 (garbled) a quintal. On the IPSTA platform all the futures stayed steady. Export prices were at $11,250 a tonne c&f for Europe and $11,500 for the US.