Chinese iron and steel makers might increase the use of ferrous scrap. Production by electric furnace will rise, and ferrous scrap will be needed more, because makers must reduce carbon-dioxide emission in preparation for new Environmental Protection in 2015. Using ratio of ferrous scrap is expected to increase by 2016.
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)