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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


October 2017


Vale S.A.


Avenida das Américas, No. 700 — Bloco 8, Sala 218
22640-100 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.)



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(Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1))



(Check One) Yes  o  No  x


(Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7))



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(Indicate by check mark whether the registrant by furnishing the information contained in this Form is also thereby furnishing information to the Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.)



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(If “Yes” is marked, indicate below the file number assigned to the registrant in connection with Rule 12g3-2(b). 82-   .)




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CORPORATE TAX CODE (CNPJ) No. 33.592.510/0001-54






On October 25, 2017, at 9:30 am, met, at Rua Almirante Guilhem 378, 7º floor, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Messrs. Gueitiro Matsuo Genso — Chairman, Fernando Jorge Buso Gomes — Vice Chairman, Dan Conrado, Denise Pauli Pavarina, Eduardo de Salles Bartolomeo, Eduardo Refinetti Guardia, Marcel Juviniano Barros, Oscar Augusto de Camargo Filho, Toshiya Asahi, and the alternate Mr. Raimundo Nonato Alves Amorim, and also Mr. Luiz Gustavo Gouvêa, as Governance Secretary, having unanimously resolved upon the following “RESIGNATION AND NOMINATION OF EFFECTIVE MEMBER OF THE VALE’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS — The Board of Directors hereby acknowledges the resignation letter delivered by Mr. Shinichiro Omachi to his position as Effective Member of the Board of Directors of Vale, the Board of Directors expressed its gratitude to Mr. Shinichiro Omachi for the services rendered to the company. Immediately thereafter, the Board of Directors approved to nominate, under Article 11, §11 of the By-laws, Mr. TOSHIYA ASAHI, Japanese, married, bachelor of metallurgical engineering, bearer of the Identity card #V140661-A issued by RNE, enrolled at Brazilian Taxpayer Registry (CPF/MF) under #055.107.797-21, with commercial address at Praia do Flamengo 200, 14º floor, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, as Effective Member of the Vale’s Board of Directors, which term of office shall last until the next Shareholders’ General Meeting to be held. The Director nominated herein, present at the meeting, declared to be free and clear to serve in such position according to article 147 of the Brazilian Corporate Law (Law # 6.404/1976), for the performance of their duties, presented the Statement of Consent of Senior Managers to the Corporate Governance Level 1 Listing Agreement of BM&FBovespa and its respective Listing Regulation duly executed and, thereafter, accepted his position. “ I hereby attest that the deliberation above was excerpted from the Minutes taken from the Registry of the Minutes of the Board of Directors Meetings of the Company.


Rio de Janeiro, October 25, 2017.


Luiz Gustavo Gouvêa




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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.







/s/ André Figueiredo

Date: October 26, 2017


Director of Investor Relations