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)08/16/2018
|34800YEN (-)||39700YEN (-)|
|311.8US$ (2.19)||355.7US$ (2.5)|
* Average of electric furnaces steel maker's purchasing price in Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya (per ton)