coronavirus

Iran lifts ban on export of four coronavirus-related medical products

Iran’s Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade has lifted a ban on the export of serology kits, surgical-medical gowns, face shields and N95 facemasks.

Trade

Flydubai to resume flights to Tehran

The “flydubai”, legally named Dubai Aviation Corporation, is scheduled to resume its Iran services as coronavirus-related restrictions are being eased across the globe.

Transportation

Iran, Turkmenistan resume railway trade after 100 days

Iran and Turkmenistan resumed trade exchanges via railroad through Inche Borun border in Golestan province late on Tuesday after100 days of hiatus due to the COVID-19 restrictions.

Trade

Iran, Armenia fully activate Nordooz border crossing

Armenia’s State Revenue Committee (SRC) has announced that restrictions at the country’s main border crossing with Iran has been lifted nearly four months after they were introduced to contain the coronavirus pandemic.

Trade

Mirjaveh-Taftan crossing reopened at Iran-Pakistan border

Iran and Pakistan fully reopened Mirjaveh-Taftan border to facilitate bilateral trade after it was temporarily closed due to the outbreak of the coronavirus.

Trade

Iran’s domestic air travel declines 73% amid coronavirus

Iran registered a total of 23,223 takeoffs and landings during the first two months of the current Iranian year (March 20-May 20), which indicates a 62% decline compared with the similar period of last year. More than 2.02 million passengers were also transported during the same period, indicating a 73% YOY decline.

Transportation

Iran-Iraq border reopens for trade

Mehran crossing on the border with Iraq was reopened on Monday for the trade between Iran and Iraq to be resumed. The crossing would be open on Sundays and Wednesdays allowing 500 trucks to move weekly.

Trade

Iran, Turkey fully activate Bazargan border for trade

After three months of closure of the key border crossing of Bazargan in the northwest of Iran over COVID-19 pandemic, Iran and Turkey reopened the gate for trade exchanges. 150 Iranian trucks and 36 Turkish trucks have passed through the border on the first day of the reopening.

Trade

Iran conducts almost 897,000 coronavirus tests in 100 days

A hundred days after the outbreak of the new coronavirus in Iran, health authorities in the country say they have conducted nearly 897,000 coronavirus tests. Meanwhile some 115,000 coronavirus positive cases have recovered from the infectious disease over the period.

Society Economy

10,000 health care workers infected with coronavirus in Iran

Iran says the new coronavirus has infected more than 10,000 of its health care workers.

Society Economy