According to the World Iron and Steel Production Result of May that World Steel Association announced on 20th, crude steel outputs of 65 countries increased by 3.5% from the previous month to 141.184 million tons, it was the rise for the first time in 2 years. China recorded monthly high, and total of 65 countries is the second highest level following March. 65 countries total outputs in January-May increased by 2.4% from the previous year.
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)