United States

Securities and Exchange Commission

Washington, D.C. 20549




Report of Foreign Private Issuer

Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16

of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934


For the month of


September 2023


Vale S.A.


Praia de Botafogo nº 186, 18º andar, Botafogo
22250-145 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil

(Address of principal executive office)


(Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.)


(Check One) Form 20-F x Form 40-F ¨







Press Release





Vale pays semi-annual remuneration on its participating debentures


Rio de Janeiro, September 22nd, 2023 – Vale S.A. (“Vale”) informs that it will pay the semi-annual remuneration on its participating debentures (“debentures”) on October 2nd, 2023, in the gross amount of R$ 1.378039458 per debenture, totaling R$ 535,449,710.83 to holders of debentures with a position registered in custody with B3 S.A. - Brasil, Bolsa, Balcão (“B3”) and/or with Banco Bradesco S.A. (“Bradesco”), on the closing of September 29th, 2023.


This amount includes the following payments: (i) the premium associated with iron ore product sales, R$ 520,172,384.17; (ii) the premium associated with copper concentrate product sales, R$ 15,206,976.01 and (iii) premium on the sale of mining rights, R$ 70,350.65.


The financial settlement will be on October 3rd, 2023, through B3 or Bradesco, according to the debentures custody agent. Withholding income tax will be charged on the amount paid to holders of the debentures, at the rate applicable to fixed income from financial investments. The tax rate will vary according to each investors individual situation, with exemption exclusively for those who can provide unequivocal, legal proof of their tax-exempt status.



Gustavo Duarte Pimenta

Executive Vice President, Finance and Investor Relations



For further information, please contact:


Ivan Fadel: ivan.fadel@vale.com

Luciana Oliveti: luciana.oliveti@vale.com

Mariana Rocha: mariana.rocha@vale.com

Pedro Terra: pedro.terra@vale.com


This press release may include statements that present Vale’s expectations about future events or results. All statements, when based upon expectations about the future, involve various risks and uncertainties. Vale cannot guarantee that such statements will prove correct. These risks and uncertainties include factors related to the following: (a) the countries where we operate, especially Brazil and Canada; (b) the global economy; (c) the capital markets; (d) the mining and metals prices and their dependence on global industrial production, which is cyclical by nature; and (e) global competition in the markets in which Vale operates. To obtain further information on factors that may lead to results different from those forecast by Vale, please consult the reports Vale files with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Brazilian Comissão de Valores Mobiliários (CVM) and in particular the factors discussed under “Forward-Looking Statements” and “Risk Factors” in Vale’s annual report on Form 20-F.





Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.


  Vale S.A.
  By: /s/ Ivan Fadel
Date: September 22, 2023   Head of Investor Relations


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