LME Lithium Hydroxide CIF (Fastmarkets MB)

Contract code


Contract type


Delivery type

Cash settled

Lot size

1 metric tonne

Contract period

Monthly prompts out to 15 months

Price quotation

USD per metric tonne

Clearable currencies


Minimum price fluctuation


LMEselect Telephone





Termination of trading

Last LME business day of the contract month

Daily settlement procedure

LME Trading Operations will calculate daily settlement values based on its published procedures

Final settlement pricing procedure1

Following termination of trading for a contract month, final settlement will be based on the reported arithmetic monthly average of Fastmarkets’ Lithium hydroxide monohydrate 56.5% LiOH.H2O min, battery grade, spot price cif China, Japan & Korea, $/kg price, which is available from Fastmarkets from 16.30 London time on the last trading day

Final settlement price published by the LME


Last trading day

Trading venues

LMEselect and inter-office telephone

Trading hours

LMEselect: 01.00 –19.00 London time Inter-office telephone: 24 hours a day


Realised variation margins applied


1 In certain circumstances, the cash-settled futures index that is used as the final settlement price for this cash-settled future may be known before the last trading date/time. In these circumstances, it will be possible for market participants to enter bids and offers, and to trade, in this cash-settled future on LMEselect and in the

inter-office market on the basis of a known price. The Exchange shall not accept any liability for any losses that a market participant may incur as a result of trading activity conducted in these circumstances.

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