SHANGHAI, Jun. 5 (SMM) – On June 5, SHFE lead price opened higher and spot lead prices in China rose RMB 30/mt due to limited supplies in Shanghai. Chihong Zn & Ge was quoted at RMB 13,980/mt, with spot discounts of RMB 70/mt over the most active SHFE lead contract price. Hanjiang was offered at RMB 13,950/mt. With spot lead prices approaching RMB 14,000/mt, bullish smelters hold quotes high. Buying interest among downstream buyers improved slightly and traders increased purchases with optimistic outlook.