According to resources supply and demand estimation that Bureau of Resources and Energy Economics in Australia announced on 24th, demand of iron ore in 2014 increases by 7.3% from the previous year to 1.315 billion tons. Demand of coking coal increases by 2.2% to 321 million tons. In 2015, iron ore rises by 4.7%, 原料炭 increases by 2.2%. Rising demand in China contributes to the estimation.
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)