London Metal Exchange

Rent and FOT charges – conversion fee


Free on Rail / Free Alongside / Free in Container Yard / Metal re-warranting / Slot rescheduling


Rates for metal on LME warrant in MTI warehouses
effective 01st April 2017 until 31st March 2018 inclusive

LME rent rates

  • AA

  • $0,54

    Per tonne per day
  • Antwerp
  • Cu

  • $0,51

    Per tonne per day
  • Antwerp
  • Pb

  • $0,51

    Per tonne per day
  • Antwerp
  • Ni

  • $0,58

    Per tonne per day
  • Antwerp
  • Al

  • $0,55

    Per tonne per day
  • Antwerp
  • Sn

  • $0,55

    Per tonne per day
  • Antwerp
  • Zn

  • $0,53

    Per tonne per day
  • Antwerp
  • Steel

  • $0,44

    Per tonne per day
  • Antwerp
  • PPA

  • $0,25

    Per tonne per day
  • Antwerp

LME FOT rate

  • Premium

  • $22,75

    Per tonne

  • Standard

  • €33

    Per tonne

Supplements over LME FOT rate / Conversion fee

  • Free on Rail : 5,50 € / Mt excl. lashing, securing and dunnage
  • Free in Container : 6,90 € / Mt excl. lashing, securing and dunnage
  • Free on Board – Breakbulk : 15,80 € / Mt excl. lashing, securing and dunnage
  • Metal re-warranting : 4,60 € / Mt
  • Slot rescheduling at the request of the metal owner : not applicable
  • Conversion fee from LME primary aluminium standard warrant to LME primary aluminium premium warrant: USD 10,90/mt

Process for scheduling and handling delivery slots


Scheduling and handling procedures for cargo stored under LME-conditions

All the following needs to be in order before delivery can take place :

  • Confirmation of warrant cancellation and release indicating corresponding warrant numbers and details
  • Custom formalities and instructions need to be fulfilled
  • Acceptance and agreement of local general terms and conditions
  • Shipping / delivery instructions establishing a contractual relationship
  • Handling and loading dates need to be mutually agreed upon on beforehand
    in case of FOT deliveries truck details need to be confirmed before 12h00 AM of the previous working day, once the delivery date has been mutually agreed upon
  • Operations possible between 08h-15h00 on working days
  • Payment of all outstanding costs and invoices (FOT costs, rent, etc) prior to delivery
  • General conditions for the provision of logistic services applicable