What Is Maker and Taker? 497 May 22, 2023 Makers “make a market” for other traders and contribute liquidity to an exchange. Takers reduce liquidity by “taking” orders that are immediately available and can be filled. The standard trading fee for makers and takers is 0.3%, however if you pay using LCX Token you receive a 50% discount, i.e. 0.15%.