Author: Paul Ploumis
05 May 2015 Last updated at 08:28:36 GMT
TOKYO (Scrap Monster): The average price of Japanese H2 scrap continued to rise further during the fourth week of April. This is the third consecutive week in a row that H2 scrap prices have continued to rise, after declining for several weeks in a row prior to that.
The average price of Japan H2 scrap in Kanto, Central and Kansai region was ¥ 23,221/ton during the fourth week of April. The prices edged higher by ¥ 137/ton from the previous week. The prices had averaged at ¥ 23,084/ton during the third week of April.
The average price of H2 scrap in Kanto region was ¥ 24,667/ton. The average price in Kanto region climbed higher by ¥ 334/ton when compared with the previous week.
The average H2 scrap price in Central region was ¥ 21,620/ton. The average prices in the region increased by ¥ 200/ton when compared with the week before.
The H2 scrap average prices declined in Kansai regions. The average price of H2 scrap in Kansai region during the fourth week of April was ¥ 23,375/ton, dropping by ¥ 125/ton when compared with the previous week.