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)09/18/2019
|23700YEN (-)||26100YEN (-)|
|217.01US$ (-0.02)||238.99US$ (-0.02)|
* Average of electric furnaces steel maker's purchasing price in Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya (per ton)