Aluminum Can Recycling Association announced on 14th that the 2013 aluminum cans demand in Japan is expected to increase by 2% to 19.45 billion cans. It was estimated to decreased by 1% to 18.87 billion cans at first. It is background that some of coffee cans changed from steel to aluminum, and it for beverage including beer increased largely in Summer because of extreme heat.
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)