Eastern China (Shanghai):
3,420-3,450 yuan ($487-491) per tonne, up 20 yuan per tonne
Northern China (Beijing):
3,350-3,380 yuan per tonne, up 20-30 yuan per tonne
More end users have started working, though so far they have only been buying in small quantities.
Transactions between trading houses are also rising on expectations of a further strengthening of demand in the coming month.