The London Metal Exchange (LME) and LME Clear published a “Discussion Paper on Market Structure” which comprehensively set out the LME’s vision and invited feedback from market participants.

A market-wide engagement programme basis the Discussion Paper - ran from 24 April 2017 to 30 June 2017 and sought feedback on the following topics:

  • The LME ecosystem, its stakeholders and their needs;
  • Trading and booking structures, and the date system;
  • Clearing structures and services;
  • Delivery and physical market structure;
  • Membership; and
  • Volumes, fee structures and new products.

Discussion Paper on Market Structure

Member notice: 17/141

The LME held a market-wide update forum on Monday 24 April where we presented on the Discussion Paper and a number of other topics. The slide deck is available below

24 April London Update Forum: Presentation

Discussion Paper press release

Discussion Paper videos and infographics

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