Ford, Nissan and BMW unveiled new electric models with more range for the Chinese market on Saturday as the Beijing auto show opened under anti-virus controls that included holding news conferences by international video link.
China opens auto show under anti-disease controls
The International Monetary Fund announced it had raised by $6.5 billion a credit line offered to Colombia to about $17.2 billion, aiming to help the country cope with the economic effects of COVID-19.
IMF raises Colombia's credit line to $17.2b
The spread of the coronavirus pandemic and new US sanctions caused a drop in trade between Iran and the European Union countries in the first seven months this year although Iran sent more shipments the EU over the same period, shows a new report.
Pandemic, sanctions hit EU’s exports to Iran as imports surge: Report
Iranian technicians and engineers have successfully installed another offshore drilling rig in the Persian Gulf waters as the country keeps expanding crude production despite lower sales.
Iran installs new platform in Persian Gulf oilfield
Iran’s natural gas consumption reached 104 billion cubic meters (bcm) in the first half of the current calendar year ending September 21.
Iran’s H1 gas consumption up 5% at 104 bcm: NIGC
Iran’s petrochemical industry has attained a major achievement by obtaining the know-how to turn methanol into propylene (MPT), a technology which authorities say was previously ring-fenced by two countries.
Iran obtains technology to turn methanol to propylene
Iranian oil exports have risen sharply in September in defiance of US sanctions, three assessments based on tanker tracking showed.
Data suggest Iran's oil exports jump in Sept.
Oil prices slipped on Friday and were set for a weekly decline due to mounting worries about the impact on fuel demand of a widespread resurgence in coronavirus infections, as well as some concern about the likely return of exports from Libya.
Oil heading for weekly decline as coronavirus demand concerns mount
The number of people seeking US unemployment aid rose slightly last week to 870,000, a historically high figure that shows that the viral pandemic is still squeezing restaurants, airlines, hotels and many other businesses six months after it first erupted.
US weekly jobless claims rise to 870,000, still a historic high
Chinese government debt is set to be included on a key global bonds index, which could see tens of billions of dollars of foreign investment in the country's increasingly internationalized financial markets.
Chinese government debt added to key bond index

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