Supply and demand of coking coal in the world is estimated to keep stable situation in 2014. Though demand for import coking coal is increasing substantially in China, supply power in Australia is expanding. Settled weather also has a positive effect. The price which experienced a sharp downturn last year, is not expected to drop widely, but the price is also likely to keep stabilization due to stable equilibrium between supply and demand.
Japan Steel Scrap Composite Prices (Sangyo Press)12/11/2018
|30100YEN (-200)||35300YEN (-100)|
|3.13US$ (-)||2.49US$ (-)|
* Average of electric furnaces steel maker's purchasing price in Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya (per ton)