Top 10 Iron and Steel Companies in the World 2015

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3) Vale

With having access to 85 percent of Brazil’s approximate 300 million tonnes of iron ore produce, Vale is one of the most successful and prominent iron and steel multinational.


Vale operations spread across manufacture, production and sale of iron and steel . The company was founded in 1942 by Getulio Vargas. It is headquartered in Janeiro, Brazil. Vale is the largest and second largest producer of iron ore and of nickel contributing significantly to Brazil’s total exports. Vale has several divisions:

1. Bulk material

2. Basic metals

3. Fertilizers

Sales: $37.5 bn

Profits: $405 mn

Assets: $116.4 bn