H-beam inventory in Tokiwakai consisting of shaped steel distributors in the end of December decreased by 2.2% from the previous month to 184,900 tons, and it was the decrease for the 3 straight months, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal said. Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal expressed a stance to retain this level because it was an adequate level.
Japan Steel Scrap Composite Prices (Sangyo Press)04/16/2021
|43100YEN (-)||45000YEN (-)|
|392.82US$ (0.68)||410.13US$ (0.71)|
* Average of electric furnaces steel maker's purchasing price in Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya (per ton)