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)12/11/2018
|30100YEN (-200)||35300YEN (-100)|
|3.13US$ (-)||2.49US$ (-)|
* Average of electric furnaces steel maker's purchasing price in Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya (per ton)