BRIEF-Brazil's Vale says not negotiating with Yara over fertilizer sale
April 6 (Reuters) -
* Brazilian miner Vale SA said in a statement on Wednesday that it is not in negotiations with Norway's Yara International to sell fertilizer assets
* Business daily Valor Economico earlier on Wednesday published an article that suggested Yara was a likely suitor for Vale's fertilizer assets
* Yara also denied it is in negotiations with Vale
* Vale has said that it is looking to sell or attract partners for its fertilizer unit Further story coverage: (Reporting By Stephen Eisenhammer)
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