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A large number of participants access our markets as clients of LME members. Non-members wishing to trade LME contracts can do so through Category 1, 2 and 4 members (and their associated ISVs) with each category offering different levels of services in respect of trading and clearing.

Member by category


Provides access to the Ring, LMEselect, telephone, LME Clear member, issue LME registered client contracts.

Category 1 Members

Provides access to LMEselect, telephone, LME Clear member, issue LME registered client contracts.

Category 2 Members

Provides access to LMEselect, telephone, LME Clear member, cannot issue LME registered Client Contracts.

Category 3 Members

Provides access to the LMEselect, telephone, issue LME registered client contracts.

Category 4 Members

Industry participants who may also be customers of Category 1, 2 or 4 members.

Category 5 Members

LMEprecious members may trade LME Gold and Silver contracts on LMEselect or the Inter-Office Market, on behalf of themselves or on behalf of Clients.

LMEprecious Members            
RIBs
Registered Intermediating Brokers (RIBs) are brokers which can arrange LME and LMEprecious trades between market counterparties, who can be LME members or clients.
RIBs Members 

If you are trading LME contracts and are interested in getting access to the RIB service, please find a step by step guide on getting set up and all required documentation here. Find out more about getting access to the RIB service