LME Week 2016

What's on at LME Week 2016?

The biggest annual gathering of the metals and mining industry kicks off in the capital on the 30th October.

What's going on and where in London? What will be discussed? And what were the key issues over the past year? Find out with Metal Bulletin's interactive map- your comprehensive guide to the must-attend events of the week.

Please note that events are private parties and admission is strictly by invitation only.











SUNDAY, October 30

1300-1900: Louis Dreyfus Commodities afternoon at the pub, The Audley, Mayfair

1200-1700: Koch Metals' copper football match, Perks Field, Kensington Palace Gardens

1845-2200: Marex Spectron dinner, 1 Great George Street


MONDAY, October 31

0745-1315: LME metals seminar, Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, Westminster. The keynote speaker this year is Mark Cutifani, chief executive of Anglo American

1030-1400: The Anglo Chilean Society reception, Burlington House, Piccadilly. Featuring the Minister of Mining of Chile, Aurora Williams

1230-1500: Aurubis LME Week lunch, Church House Conference Centre, Westminster

1400-1600: LME seminar on the current regulatory landscape for metals markets, Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre

1400-1600: LME seminar on China's economic outlook and supply for metals, Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre

1430-1800: Metal Bulletin LME Week late pub lunch, Shepherds Tavern pub, Mayfair

1345-1700: Macquarie LME base metals summit, London Marriot Hotel, Grosvenor Square

1600-2000: CME Group iron ore/steel drinks, 45 Park Lane

1600-1800: Aurubis media high tea, Council Room, Church House Conference Centre

1630-1830: LME Week China reception, The Hilton Hotel, Park Lane

1800-2100: Levmet LME Week cocktail party, Royal Thames Yacht Club, Knightsbridge

1800-2130: Mitsui Bussan Commodities cocktail party, The Dorchester Hotel, Orchid Suite, Park Lane

1830-2030: LME chairman reception, The Grosvenor, Park Lane

1830-2300: Alfred H Knight champagne reception, The Oak Room, Le Meridien, Piccadilly

1900-2300: Sucden drinks reception, London Film Museum, Covent Garden

1900-2300: Triland Metals cocktail party, The Dorchester

1900-late: Gerald Metals LME Week cocktail party, Playboy Club, Old Park Lane.


TUESDAY, November 01

0800-1030: Société Générale CIB LME Week base metals breakfast, Fishmongers Hall, London Bridge

0900-1500: China non-ferrous metals forum, The Dorchester

0900-1300: CRU breakfast 2016 reception, Royal Institute of British Architects, Marylebone

1000-1100: CME Group metals briefing, One New Change

1200-1500: ICBC Standard Bank buffet lunch, ICBC Standard Bank's office, Gresham Street

1200-1500: Red Kite LME lunch, Hispania, Lombard Street

1200-1500: JP Morgan LME lunch, Merchant Taylor Hall, Threadneedle Street

1400-1900: Platts London steel and metals forum, The Montcalm Hotel, Marble Arch

1800-2000: Many brokers host LME pre-dinner drinks at the Grosvenor House Hotel

1845-late: Minor Metals Trade Association (MMTA) dinner, Lord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood

1930-late: INTL FCStone LME Week dinner, Sheraton Grand Hotel, Park Lane

1945-2200: LME Annual Dinner, Grosvenor House Hotel. Guest speaker is Lord Michael Farmer, founder of Red Kite

1930-late: Private dinners set to take place around the West End

2200-late: Liberty House Group after-dinner party, venue TBA

2200-late: Société Générale LME Week party, The Loop Bar, Soho

2230-late: Access World LME after-hours party, Tiger Tiger, Haymarket

2230-late: INTL FCStone LME Week dinner after-hours party: Trader Vic's, Park Lane

2230-late: BNP Paribas cocktail party, MET bar, Old Park Lane


WEDNESDAY, November 02

0930-1730: Bloomberg LME Week forum, City Gate House, 39-45 Finsbury Square

17:30-2100: Roskill LME Week closing party, Lutyens bar & restaurant, Fleet Street

1800-late: Freight Investor Services LME week drinks 2016, Fifty9 Bar, Berkeley Square

1830-2130: Transamine cocktail party, Claridge's, Brook Street

1900-2100: CSPT (Chinese Smelters Purchasing Team) LME Week reception, The Hilton

1930-2300: Freeport-McMoRan dinner party, The Grosvenor


THURSDAY, November 03

1830-2030: Rusal cocktail reception and classical music concert, Pushkin House, Bloomsbury Square

Metal Bulletin's LME Coverage

Whether you are attending or not,  keep up to date with the key topics, debate and discussions, with Metal Bulletin's comprehensive coverage of LME Week.

Below are a selection of key stories surrounding LME Week:

LME WEEK 2016: EV, battery makers look to secure cobalt volumes; scrutinise supply chain

LME WEEK 2016: Nickel, copper to rise in 2017 - Macquarie survey

LME WEEK 2016: Industry veteran Lord Farmer calls for fee cut, level playing field

LME WEEK 2016: More alternative options in 2017 cathode long-term contract negotiations expected

LME WEEK 2016: Codelco vows to be ‘reasonable’ with 2017 premium offer to China – Toro

LME WEEK 2016: More alternative options in 2017 cathode long-term contract negotiations expected

LME WEEK 2016: Codelco vows to be ‘reasonable’ with 2017 premium offer to China – Toro

LME WEEK 2016: CME expands lead futures warehouse system into Asia

LME WEEK 2016 – INTERVIEW: Shu Powders plans to build refinery following purchase by GEM

LME WEEK 2016: New regulation in commodity finance will end repos – Deutsche Bank

LME WEEK 2016: Markets too gloomy on China; signs of better growth emerging - Adams

LME WEEK 2016: China is the most efficient aluminium producer nation

LME WEEK 2016: London gold market needs to be reinvigorated – panellists

LME WEEK 2016: Market challenging but participants ‘shouldn’t rock boat’ – HKEX’s Li

LME WEEK 2016: More upside for nickel in 2017 – Macquarie

LME WEEK 2016: CME closes copper trading volume gap on LME

LME WEEK 2016: Tolling and trading enable China's copper smelters to balance the market

LME WEEK 2016 – INTERVIEW: Anglo staying disciplined as asset sales continue, ceo says

LME WEEK 2016: Commodities trading firm Levmet sets up London office

LME WEEK 2016 – INTERVIEW: Incentive schemes adding volumes, but physical market key – LME ceo

LME WEEK 2016: LME partners with Henry Bath to launch LMEshield pilot programme in China

LME WEEK 2016: Aluminium suppliers gear up for busy LME week with cautious customers

LME WEEK 2016: Nearby squeezes, declining stocks raise fears the aluminium market Sword of Damocles will fall

LME WEEK 2016: What's happened to LME warehouses since the bazooka was loaded?

LME WEEK 2016: LME toughens up on rule breaches, narrows margin for error

LME WEEK 2016: Traders eye end to carousel-like copper stock flows as contractual premiums sink

LME WEEK 2016: Base metals winners and losers 2016 to date

LME WEEK 2016: As the parties begin, is the glass half-full or half-empty? 

LME WEEK 2016: 2017 copper concs TC/RCs seen rising, smelters have upper hand

Copper concs market turns quiet as focus shifts to long-term deals

LME fall fails to jump-start quiet zinc market

LME metals rally runs out of steam; pockets of tightness in spreads