Incentive Programmes

The London Metal Exchange (LME) runs a number of incentive programmes designed to encourage trading and enhance liquidity for both new and existing participants on our markets.

LME base metals, ferrous and LMEprecious incentive programmes are governed by the Incentive Programme General Terms (PDF).

To apply for an incentive programme, completed application forms should be submitted via email to

If you have any questions, please contact

Metal specific reports
LME base metals
The Proprietary Liquidity Programme is now available for outright, medium-dated carry, and long-dated carry contracts in aluminium, copper, zinc, nickel, lead, and tin traded on LMEselect.

LME ferrous metals
We offer a liquidity provider programme to support the growth of our ferrous contracts LME Steel Scrap, LME Steel Rebar and the two LME Steel HRC contracts.

Upon the LME’s acceptance of a participant onto an incentive programme, the combination of the General Terms, relevant specification document, and the application form will together form the agreement between the LME and the relevant participant in respect of that's participant’s participation in the incentive programme.

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