According to the trade statistics (flash) Ministry of Finance announced on 19th, exports of all steels in February increased by 2.1% from the previous year to 3.253 million tons, it increased for the 3rd straight months. It for ASEAN rose on the background of rising operation ratio in overseas down stream process line of blast furnaces steel makers and steel industry restructuring in Korea.
Japan Steel Scrap Composite Prices (Sangyo Press)02/21/2018
|35300YEN (-)||38300YEN (-)|
|325.23US$ (-2.23)||352.87US$ (-2.42)|
* Average of electric furnaces steel maker's purchasing price in Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya (per ton)