Japanese integrated steel makers’ iron ore purchase price will decrease by 7% for January-March from October-December.Strong caking coal of October-Deceber will increase by 13% from July-September. Material Price is keeping at kind of high level though China is decreasing output due to environmental regulations in the winter.
Japan Steel Scrap Composite Prices (Sangyo Press)09/20/2018
|35800YEN (-)||40800YEN (-)|
|315.75US$ (-0.23)||359.85US$ (-0.26)|
* Average of electric furnaces steel maker's purchasing price in Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya (per ton)