Kobe Steel announced on 27th the firm completed to increase output capacity in manufacturing base of aluminum forging parts for automobile suspension in the United States, and started high-volume production with new equipments. Output capability in the US base increased by 50% to monthly 420000 suspensions from 280000. Kobe Steel developed monthly 1 million output system at total of Japan, the United States and China.
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)