According to crude steel production plan of July-September 2012 Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry announced on 31st, crude steel outputs are estimated to increase by 2.2% from the previous term to 28.098 million tonnes. It is increase for the second straight quarter and reaches to 28 million tonnes for the first time in 9 quarters. The plan of July-September is up 997,000 tonnes over crude steel demand forecast Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry reported in the end of June due to a reaction to production trouble in previous period and increasing of half-finished products stock in anticipation of partly improvement.
Japan Steel Scrap Composite Prices (Sangyo Press)07/10/2020
|22100YEN (-)||24200YEN (-)|
|204.38US$ (0.34)||223.8US$ (0.37)|
* Average of electric furnaces steel maker's purchasing price in Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya (per ton)