LME ends 2017 with no queues at warehouses

There were no queues at London Metal Exchange-approved warehouses in December for any metal, according to data released by the exchange this week.

In November, just one queue remained at LME warehouses. ISTIM Metal LLC in New Orleans had an eight-day queue for copper, lead, aluminium and zinc.

This follows the end of the infamous Access World Vlissingen queue in September 2017 after six years. At its peak in June 2014, aluminium buyers had to wait...


Alice Mason

January 11, 2018

12:22 GMT