According to copper and copper-base alloy products output flash of July Japan Elongated Copper Association announced on 28th, total output increased by 1.6% from the previous year to 69,670 tons, it exceeded the previous year’s result for the first time in 9 months. Outputs close on 70,000 tons level for the first time in 2 years, and it breathed resurgent demand. But it for domestic decreased. Copper strip and brass bar improved, but copper tube decreased compared with the previous year.
Japan Steel Scrap Composite Prices (Sangyo Press)09/19/2018
|35800YEN (300)||40800YEN (300)|
|315.98US$ (1.35)||360.11US$ (1.16)|
* Average of electric furnaces steel maker's purchasing price in Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya (per ton)