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)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)