Mitsui Mining And Smelting announced on 28th, that the firm hiked official zinc price for July shipments by 3,000 yen to 289,000 yen. It was on the background that LME zinc price kept to increase. Estimated monthly average price was 282,000 yen.
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)