Japan's domestic market prices of locally available ferrous scrap averaged Y35,252/ton delivered steelworks for No2 HMS in the Kanto, Chubu, and Kansai areas in the third week of August 2007, the same as the week before, according to a survey by the Japan Ferrous Raw Materials Association. |
In the third week of August 2007, the monitor prices of No2 HMS ex steelworks in cash transactions moved sideways from a week ago at Y35,183/ton in Kanto, Y34,340/ton in Chubu, and Y36,233/ton in Kansai. The monitor price indicates the average of benchmark prices.
In the week under review, No2 HMS prices across the nation averaged Y35,744/ton delivered steelworks, up Y72 from a week ago.