Vale began operating in the country in this year
“Asian Tiger”: Fourth largest economy in Asia
Seoul is the capital of the country
As well as being a major purchaser of our products, South Korea has been an important partner of ours in building the seventh iron ore pellet plant at Tubarão Complex in Espírito Santo, Brazil, and in our project to construct one of the world’s largest steel mills in Ceará, northeast Brazil. In Korea, we have a sales support office in the capital, Seoul, and we have a stake in a nickel refinery in the city of Onsan.