Physical contract specifications

LME Copper

Quality Grade A copper must conform to the chemical composition of one of the following standards:
BS EN 1978:1998 - Cu-CATH-1
GB/T 467-2010 - Cu-CATH-1
ASTM B115-10 - cathode Grade 1
Shape Cathodes
Lot size 25 tonnes
Warrant 25 tonnes (with a tolerance of +/-2%)
Brands All copper deliverable against LME contracts must be of an LME-approved brand


LME Copper contract specifications

This is a summary of the contract specifications. For full contract specification details, please refer to the LME Rulebook and for other information, please refer to our disclaimer page. 

Note that all contracts are subject to the LME’s rules and regulations and LME Clear span margining.