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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.

Currently the LME offers programmes for LME base metals, ferrous metals and a Ring member transition programme. These are are governed by the Incentive Programme General Terms (PDF).

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

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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Copper
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.
Steel scrap
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.
The Ring
Ring transition
The Ring Transition Rebate Programme is designed to help our Category 1 Members to transition their business models as the Closing Price has now permanently moved to an electronic methodology.
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