The proportion of Thailand for iron and steel export of Japan ie expected to boost substantially. Thailand accounts for 12% of all exports of Japan, record-high annual 5.2 million tons in 2012. Japanese automobiles makers in Thailand which operate at full swing strengthen output capability, and exports for Thailand might reach 6 million tons in 2013. Japanese iron and steel makers and business firms are preoccupied with responses to increasing, like Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal and JFE Steel established hot-dip zinc-coated steel sheets factory in Thailand. Exports for China is decreasing because of worsening Japan-China relations, on the other hand, export and investment for south-eastern Asia including booming Thailand are rising more and more.
Japan Steel Scrap Composite Prices (Sangyo Press)01/18/2018
|36800YEN (-)||39500YEN (-)|
|327.61US$ (-2.85)||351.64US$ (-3.07)|
* Average of electric furnaces steel maker's purchasing price in Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya (per ton)