Japanese integrated steel makers’ iron ore purchase price for April-June is likely to decrease by 15-17% from January-March. Because, though spot price is rising from the bottom in last year, the averaged price in December-February would decrease.
Japan Steel Scrap Composite Prices (Sangyo Press)11/25/2022
|47200YEN (-400)||48300YEN (-500)|
|336.88US$ (-2.49)||344.73US$ (-3.2)|
* Average of electric furnaces steel maker's purchasing price in Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya (per ton)