JX Nippon Mining & Metals announced on 4th to increase official copper price for December shipments by 10,000 yen per ton to 820,000 yen. Import profitable price rose on the background of cheaper yen, though overseas copper price turned flat.
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)