9 November 2023: Off-Warrant Stock Report enhancements update: We are enhancing the scope of off-warrant stock reporting to include all eligible metal stored in LME-registered sheds. The new simplified reporting requirements, part of the Action Plan to strengthen our markets, are designed to provide greater visibility and will come into effect from February 2024.
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Read the overview of the market-wide consultation and warehouse reform that took place in 2019-2020.
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Reporting of off-warrant stock
See our guidance notes for the reporting of off-warrant stock.
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