Vale SA (Vale) is a Brazil-based metals and mining company. Vale services are divided into four segments: Bulk Material, including the extraction of iron ore, manganese and ferroalloys, as well as pellet production; Basic metals, comprising the production of non-ferrous minerals, including nickel, copper and aluminum; Fertilizers, including the production of potash, phosphate and nitrogen; and Logistic services, including cargo transportation for third parties divided into rail transport, port and shipping services. Vale is active in investments in joint ventures and associate in other businesses. It operates through subsidiaries and jointly-controlled entities, incorporated in Brazil, Chile, Australia, Singapore and the USA, among others. In December, 2013, the Company sold Sociedad Contractual Minera Tres Valles to Inversiones Porto San Giorgio SA. In April 2014, it transfered of 20% VLI SA to Mitsui & Co Ltd and 15.9% to Investment Fund of Fundo de Garantia do Tempo de Servico.