JX Metals announced on 4th that it has revised official copper price for April shipments by 10,000 yen per ton to 770,000 yen. It is on the background that overseas copper prices are steady, and the currency exchange rate become to be a strong dollar. The estimated monthly average was 768,500 yen.
Mitsui Metals announced on the 4th that it has revised official zinc price for April shipments for a ton of 3000 yen to 385,000 yen. Due to the firmness of overseas copper prices, it has exceeded the highest price since the beginning of the year. The estimated monthly average is 384,600 yen.
Japan Steel Scrap Composite Prices (Sangyo Press)04/22/2019
|30900YEN (-400)||34900YEN (-600)|
|273.48US$ (-3.49)||308.88US$ (-5.25)|
* Average of electric furnaces steel maker's purchasing price in Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya (per ton)