Warehouse development in China's FTZ

In June 2014 we published a discussion paper with TheCityUK and Deloitte on bonded warehouse development in China's Free Trade Zone (FTZ).

Developing Bonded Warehousing in China FTZ - discussion paper (PDF)

Minimum load out rate study

On 27 May 2011, the LME issued a notice regarding warehouse minimum loading out rates for the Board of the LME to consider at their meeting on 16 June 2011.

Warehouse Study by Europe Economics (PDF)

Other related items

Europe Economics - Summary (PDF)

Europe Economics - Options for Consideration (PDF)

FOT study

In 2007 an independent study investigated the implications of changing standard LME contract terms for metal delivery from an "in warehouse" basis to a "free on truck" (FOT) basis.

Reference documents

European Economics: LME FOT Study (February 2007) (PDF)

European Economics: LME FOT Study - Next Steps Recommendations (March 2007) (PDF)

LME FOT Study - Note from Phillip Crowson (March 2007) (PDF)

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