Japanese compound semiconductor shipment decreased by 18% to 33.258 billion yen in fiscal 2011 ended in March 2012 from fiscal 2010, announced by Japan Society of Newer Metals. The shipment decreased for gallium arsenide and gallium phosphorus, which are used for light emitting diode (LED), laser diode (LD) and electronic device.The gallium arsenide shipment decreased by 18% to 25.477 billion yen in fiscal 2011 from fiscal 2010. The shipment represented around 75% of total shipment of compound semiconductor. The shipment decreased for domestic market and export due to weak demand for LED, LD and electronic device under world slow sales of personal computer and liquid crystal television. The gallium phosphorus shipment decreased by 32% to 3.848 billion yen in fiscal 2011 from fiscal 2010. The users increased consumption of gallium arsenide and gallium nitride for LED application. The trend apparently reduced gallium phosphorus shipment more under slower demand. The indium phosphorus shipment increased by 1% to 3.222 billion yen.
Japan Steel Scrap Composite Prices (Sangyo Press)01/26/2022
|51800YEN (-)||56000YEN (-)|
|451.06US$ (0.66)||487.63US$ (0.72)|
* Average of electric furnaces steel maker's purchasing price in Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya (per ton)