This notice introduces an amendment to the forward Prompt Dates that are established and published as part of the Official Prices for aluminium, copper, lead, nickel, zinc, aluminium alloy and NASAAC on a daily basis. There will be no change for tin, steel billet, cobalt and molybdenum.
With effect from 17 October 2011, the publication of Official Prices for 15 and 27 months forward will also include Official Prices for three forward December Prompt Dates for aluminium, copper, lead, nickel and zinc; and with one forward December Prompt Date for aluminium alloy and NASAAC.
Aluminium, copper, lead, nickel and zinc will have Official Prices published for Cash, three months, and each consecutive December Prompt for the next three calendar years from the current Business Day, i.e. during October 2011 the forward Prompt Dates will be for December 2012, December 2013 and December 2014. In January 2012, these forward pricing months will roll to December 2013, December 2014 and December 2015.
Aluminium alloy and NASAAC will have Official Prices published for one forward December Prompt Date in the next calendar year from the current Business Day in accordance with the above schedule
Official Prices for 15 and 27 months forward will continue to be published with the relevant December Prompt Dates up to and including Friday 20 April 2012.