Ferrous scrap price reacted to increase for the first time in around a month. Tokyo Steel Utsunomiya Works raised the purchasing rice by 500 yen for the first time since May 10th, and even in other electric furnaces steel makers in the same area, 8 works increased the price by 500 yen.
Japan Steel Scrap Composite Prices (Sangyo Press)07/20/2017
|26400YEN (500)||28900YEN (300)|
|233.81US$ (4.57)||255.96US$ (2.82)|
* Average of electric furnaces steel maker's purchasing price in Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya (per ton)