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Japan's Local Scrap Prices Average Y21,558 In Three Main Areas
Japan's domestic market prices for locally available ferrous scrap averaged Y21,558/ton delivered steelworks for No2 HMS in the Kanto, Chubu, and Kansai areas in the first week of September 2005, down Y11 from a week ago, according to a survey by the Japan Ferrous Raw Materials Association. As a result, the average price fell back for the first time in six weeks since the fourth week of July 2005.

In the first week of September 2005, the monitor prices of No2 HMS on cash terms were Y22,800/ton delivered steelworks in Kanto, up Y100 from a week ago; Y20,740/ton in Chubu, down Y800; and Y21,133/ton in Kansai, up Y666.

In the week under review, No2 HMS prices across the nation averaged Y21,410/ton delivered steelworks, down Y327 from a week ago.
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