The Peru customer has cooperated with us since April 2015, and then they purchased 300 tons A36 mild steel plates as trial order. Since then, they book more than 1000 tons from us every time, and about two times every year. They asked SGS test every time. Through our cooperation those years, we have built very good relationship and they entrust us to buy other related SA515 Grade 60 asme carbon steel products for them from China also. And they have introduced us good customers in Peru, among which there are also governmental projects. It is a win-win cooperation between us.
According to the latest statistics of alacero, the consumption of finished steel SA515 Grade 60 asme carbon steel products in Latin America in 2019 was 64.2 million tons, down 5% from 67.6 million tons in 2018. The decline in steel consumption in the region reflects the economic contraction of Latin American countries, especially the three major economies: Mexico, Argentina and Brazil.
Compared with other fast-moving consumer goods, steel consumption is obviously different, with a wide range of use and a long service life. Therefore, the quality and service of steel materials are particularly important. Service is always one of our top concerns, especially after-sales service. We have mature after-sales service team, and can help you solve problems professionally during application of the steel materials.
Hot-rolled coil is a commonly used steel product in the industry. It has a relatively wide variety of products and a wide range of uses. SA515 Grade 60 asme carbon steel, Hot-rolled coils are widely used in related industries such as petrochemical equipment, automobiles and bridges. Hot-rolled coils are also used in machinery industries such as ships and automobiles because of their good toughness and relatively high strength.