According to copper and copper-base alloy products output flash of November, Japan Copper and Brass Association announced on 25th, total outputs increased by 9.6% from the previous year to 68,700 tons. It is the increase for the straight 5 months, and increase range is expanding step by step. The result shows a demand recovery strongly. Main kinds including copper strip, brass bar is active, and especially, copper tube is active, it completed a second 10,000 tons over of 2014, even if no demand season.
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)