According to nonferrous metal supply and demand statistics, METI (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry) announced on Monday, nickel consumption of May recorded the highest level in around 3 years and half at 4741 tons. It for special steel exceeded monthly 400 tons for the first time in around 7 years.
Japan Steel Scrap Composite Prices (Sangyo Press)10/18/2018
|36200YEN (-)||41300YEN (-)|
|318.38US$ (-0.82)||363.24US$ (-0.93)|
* Average of electric furnaces steel maker's purchasing price in Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya (per ton)