Eastern China (Shanghai): 3,980-4,000 yuan ($578-581) per tonne, narrowing upward by 10 yuan per tonne
Northern China (Beijing): 3,880-3,910 yuan per tonne, down 20-30 yuan per tonne
Despite some gains in the futures market, there were no clear price trends during the day, with most spot deals involving end users.
A Shanghai-based trader said that most securities companies considered spot materials too costly now. As...