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Fees

LME fees are set annually by the Exchange and agreed by its Board. All fees are standard across membership category or service and apply only to LME members and users of LME systems. Fees charged by LME members to clients are subject to normal commercial negotiation.

These fees are effective from 1 January 2017.

Members wishing to distribute market prices to clients via the LMEselect

 Distribution of market prices to clients via LMEselect's APIFees (USD) 
 Per client per month9  25
     up to a maximum of  7,500

9Effective from 1 January 2017, upon receiving approval from the LME, members may permit clients to use the LME data received from the LMEselect API in simulated trading environments without incurring market data fees (US$25 per user / per month) provided certain conditions, including reporting obligations, are met. Members wishing to offer this service should contact MemberSelect.APIDataReports@Ime.com for pre-approval (per client or sub-client) and an updated reporting template. For further information, please refer to the LMEselect API Side Letter between each member and the LME.

A complete listing of fees and levies is available. Fees and levies may be subject to VAT and other applicable taxes. For more information please contact us to discuss your enquiry.