Copper settlement price at LME rapidly decreased to US$ 6,700 per tonne, it was the lowest price in 8 months. It is background of downturn of foreign trade statistics in China that is the biggest consumer country, the first debt default of publicly-offered corporate bond, and concern for shadow banking problem.
Japan Steel Scrap Composite Prices (Sangyo Press)01/18/2018
|36800YEN (-)||39500YEN (-)|
|327.61US$ (-2.85)||351.64US$ (-3.07)|
* Average of electric furnaces steel maker's purchasing price in Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya (per ton)