Secondary aluminium alloy price negotiation for small lot in July shipments, secondary aluminium alloy makers and users including die-casting makers conducted, is shifting into full swing. Many secondary aluminium alloy makers decided to ask over 5 yen up per kg compared with the previous month to users. It is on the back ground that virgin ingot price increased at home and abroad, aluminum scrap price rose, secondary material including copper and metallic silicon kept high price, and fuel price boosted caused by inflating oil prices.
Japan Steel Scrap Composite Prices (Sangyo Press)12/07/2018
|30300YEN (-300)||35400YEN (-400)|
|2.28US$ (-)||3.1US$ (-)|
* Average of electric furnaces steel maker's purchasing price in Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya (per ton)