Surface Treatment Steel Price is Weak Tone in Tokyo

Surface treatment steel price is weak tone in Tokyo. The price tends to decrease due to effective of import products and delay of inventory adjustment.Operation of coil center keeps acceptable level because automobile related output change to increase in January-March and demand for manufacturing is active. But shipments for distributors are dull.Steel sheet is on inventory adjustment, but some kinds of surface treatment steel, as for automobile, supply and demand is tight. Market price, hot rolled electroplated coating steel, 2.3 mili meters thickness, 3*6, is 90,000-91,000 yen per tonnes.