Physical contract specifications

LME Nickel

Quality The nickel delivered under this contract must be Primary Nickel and conform to one of the following Standards:
i) ASTM specification B39-79 (2013) – min 99.80% purity
ii) GB/T 6516-2010 - Ni9990 grade
Shape  Cathodes (full plate and cut), pellets, briquettes
Lot size  6 tonnes 
Warrant  6 tonnes (with a tolerance of +/-2%) 
Brands  All nickel deliverable against LME contracts must be of an LME-approved brand


LME Nickel 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.