Eastern China (Shanghai):
3,870-3,880 yuan ($553-554) per tonne, down 10 yuan per tonne
Northern China (Tangshan):
3,640 yuan per tonne, narrowed downward by 10 yuan per tonne
Prices weakened during the day amid moderate trading. A trader in Shanghai said some of his customers had slowing down on buying after more cargoes were delivered to the eastern region from the north recently.
A second Shanghai-based trader agreed, saying that although supply remained relatively tight, some buyers were no longer urgent in need of materials. Furthermore,...