History Vale Asia K.K. 

April 1984

Founded in Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo as Rio Doce International S.A. – Far East Branch (Belgium headquarters)

May 1992

Office moving to Minato-Ku, Toranomon 3-chome

April 1993

Established as Japanese Corporation with the capital of 50 million yen

June 1993

Company name changed to “Rio Doce Asia Corporation” as of June 1st

March 2008

Office moving to Minato-Ku, Atago 2-chome

July 2009

Company name changed to “Vale Asia K.K.” as of July 1st


Officers Board of Directors

President Fidel Blanco Calcagno

Director Antonio Paulo Do Vale Salles Junior

Director Jose Lucio Padua Soares Junior

Auditor Teddy Tang