LME Aluminium Premiums fees

The new aluminium premium contracts are:

  • LME Aluminium US Premium
  • LME Aluminium West-Europe Premium
  • LME Aluminium East-Asia Premium
  • LME Aluminium South-East Asia Premium

Fee schedule

The following fee schedule will apply for the premium contracts after the aluminium queues in LME-approved warehouses have been reduced to 50 days or less, at which point the equivalence programme (see Market Maker programme tab) will end.

Contract type Category  Trading (USD)  Clearing (USD)  Total (USD)
Exchange Ring/Kerb/Basis 0.25 0.25 0.50
Non-Ring 0.65 0.25 0.90
Give-up 0.25 0.25 0.50
Client Short dated carries n.a. n.a. n.a.
All other 0.65 0.25 0.90
Option exercise/assignment n.a. n.a. n.a.
Cash settlement fee n.a. n.a. n.a.
Delivery fee - 0.35 0.35