• Producer Name Changes for Gold and Copper Brands

      • To
      • Members, Member Firms and Market Users
      • From
      • Market Regulation Department
      • #
      • SER-5959
      • Notice Date
      • 17 October 2011
      • Effective Date
      • 17 October 2011
    • Please be advised that Commodity Exchange, Inc. (COMEX or Exchange) will implement amendments to Supplement No. 1, “Official List of Approved Brands and Markings” of the Exchange’s Copper futures contract and Supplement No. 1, “Official List of Approved Brands and Refiners” of the Exchange’s Gold futures contract as follows: 

       

      ·         Xstrata has notified the Exchange that its copper brand, “LBF”, currently listed under the producer name, “Compania Minera Falconbridge Lomas Bayas”, deliverable against the Exchange’s Copper futures contract, is to be listed under the producer name, “Compania Minera Xstrata Lomas Bayas.”

      ·         The Perth Mint has notified the Exchange that its gold brand, “The Perth Mint Australia” under the producer name, AGR Joint Venture, currently deliverable against the Exchange’s Gold futures contract, is to be listed under the producer name, Western Australia Mint trading as “The Perth Mint”. 

      Please view the attached amendments with additions to the supplements underscored and deletions overstruck. 

       

      The aforementioned producer name changes become effective on Monday, October 17, 2011. 

       

      Please refer questions on this subject to:

      Market Regulation:

      Terry Gehring                         terry.gehring@cmegroup.com                       312.435.3644

       

      Energy & Metals Research:

      Joann Arena                           joann.arena@cmegroup.com                         212.299.2356

       

       


      (Underline indicates addition; strikethrough indicates deletion)

       

      Copper Supplement

      No. 1

       

      COMMODITY EXCHANGE, INC.

      GRADE 1 COPPER CATHODES

       

      OFFICIAL LIST OF APPROVED BRANDS AND MARKINGS

       

                                                                                                                                                      COMPUTER CODE            BRAND NAME

                                         

                                         

      Compania Minera Falconbridge Xstrata Lomas Bayas -------MFLB                             LBF

       

      [remainder of Copper Supplement No. 1 unchanged]

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

      Gold Supplement

      No. 1

      COMMODITY EXCHANGE, INC.

      OFFICIAL LIST OF APPROVED REFINERS AND BRANDS

       

       

                                                                                             COMPUTER

      PRODUCER                                  REFINED AT                     CODE                  BRAND MARKS

       

       

      AGR Joint Venture                         Perth, Australia                  PMAU                  THE PERTH MINT

      Western Australian Mint trading                                                                          AUSTRALIA

      as The Perth Mint                                                                                        (with swan motif mint mark within circle)

       

      [remainder of Gold Supplement No. 1 unchanged]