The U.S. more than doubled its imports of oil from Iraq between August and September, according to a Platts analysis of U.S. Energy Information Administration statistics.
The grim outlook facing Britain's manufacturers was laid bare on Thursday after a survey showed businesses are braced for the first drop in output in three years this winter.
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said sales volumes fell 0.6%, which followed a 1.7% rise in September when sales were helped by the Rugby World Cup.
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