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Japan's Local Scrap Prices Average Y35,341 In Three Main Areas
Japan's domestic market prices of locally available ferrous scrap averaged Y35,341/ton delivered steelworks for No2 HMS in the Kanto, Chubu, and Kansai areas in the fifth week of August 2007, up Y89 from a week ago, according to a survey by the Japan Ferrous Raw Materials Association. As a result, the average price went up for the first time in three weeks.

In the fifth week of August 2007, the monitor prices of No2 HMS ex steelworks in cash transactions were a flat Y35,183/ton in Kanto; Y34,440/ton in Chubu, up Y100 from a week ago; and Y36,400/ton in Kansai, up Y167. The monitor price indicates the average of benchmark prices.

In the week under review, No2 HMS prices across the nation averaged Y36,068/ton delivered steelworks, up Y181 from a week ago.
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