According to copper and copper-base alloy products output flash of April, Japan Copper and Brass Association announced on 27th, total outputs increased by 8.6% from the previous year to 70,880 tons. It rose by around 900 tons from the previous month. In the meantime, the rise in the consumption tax has no effect on it . Main kinds including copper and brass strip, brass bar and copper tube is active, and the result shows that demand is keeping active by and large regardless of what is it used for.
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)