According to output flash report in June Japan Copper and Brass Association announced on 23rd, total outputs decreased by 7.6% from the previous year to 65,320 tons. Main items including copper tube and brass bar kept dull situation, and output for both domestic and export are low. Total outputs fell below the previous year result for the 4th straight months.
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)