IRAN

•  Imports of Iranian oil slipped to an 8-month low in September as three of Iran’s ‘big-four’ Asian customers cut purchases month-on-month. Buying appears to have stayed low in October – a typically slow month for Iranian oil sales in recent years – with the onset of the Asian refinery maintenance season.

•  Sales of Iranian crude oil and condensate stood at 1.17mn b/d in September, according to latest official customs figures, down...