Categories of Membership
The Federation has over 1,000 members which are categorised under the following types:
Trading Members (A1, A2 or A3)
Companies, firms, sole traders, organisations or others conducting business as principals to contracts in the commodities covered by FOSFA.
Broker Members (Full or Associate)
Companies, firms, sole traders, organisations or others which do not act as principals to the Federation’s contracts and only receive remuneration in the form of commission from either or both of the contracting principals concerned.
Non-Trading Members (Full or Associate)
Companies, organisations or individuals providing various services.
Independent superintendents recognised by the Federation for the purposes of superintending under the terms of FOSFA contracts (often also referred to as surveyors).
Analyst Members (Full or Associate)
Independent laboratories and analysts providing laboratory services.
National or international organisations affiliated to FOSFA commodity trades.