Secondary aluminium alloy price negotiation for small lot in December shipments, secondary aluminium alloy makers and users including die-casting makers conducted, increased by 1-3 yen (2 yen at average price) from the previous month. It is the increase for 4 straight months.
It rose because demand is active, the price of raw material and secondary material increased and price competitiveness of import items decreased due to the weak yen.
Japan Steel Scrap Composite Prices (Sangyo Press)02/15/2019
|30300YEN (-)||35200YEN (-)|
|271.9US$ (1.32)||315.87US$ (1.53)|
* Average of electric furnaces steel maker's purchasing price in Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya (per ton)