BRASILIA, June 17 (Reuters) - Brazilian miner Vale SA
said its board has approved on Thursday the
distribution of 2.18 reais per share to be paid out on June 30,
based on expected profits this year.
The company said in a securities filing this distribution is
not related to the dividend regularly paid in September that has
still to be decided by the board.
(Reporting by Anthony Boadle
Editing by Chris Reese)