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Warehouse

LME fees are set annually by the Exchange and agreed by its Board. All fees are standard across membership category or service and apply only to LME members and users of LME systems. Fees charged by LME members to clients are subject to normal commercial negotiation.

These fees are effective from 1 January 2015.

Listed warehouse and LME warranted metal charges Fees (USD)

Annual warehouse listing fee (per warehouse company, per good delivery point)

5,000
Additional warehouse(s) 4,000
Stock levy (of the daily rent collectable on LME warrants)6 1.1%  

6 The calculation will be the total reported tonnage (cancelled plus live warrants) on each day, multiplied by the published rent rate for each warehouse, multiplied by 1.10 per cent. Stock levies will continue to be invoiced on a half-yearly basis: the stock levy for 1 January 2015 to 30 June 2015 will be invoiced in early July 2015 and the stock levy for 1 July 2015 to 31 December 2015 will be invoiced in early 2016.    

A complete listing of fees and levies is available. Fees and levies may be subject to VAT and other applicable taxes. For more information please contact us to discuss your enquiry.