Iran imports 2,000 ventilators as its fight against coronavirus continues

Iranian customs authorities have taken delivery of nearly 2,000 ventilators devices as the country scrambles for vital equipment needed to treat coronavirus patients.


International Chamber of Commerce calls for free flow of medical supplies amid coronavirus surge

In a letter to G20 leaders, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has expressed concerns about the growing impact of trade policy measures on the availability of medical supplies needed to respond to the pandemic.

Society Economy

Coronavirus-hit Iran asks for IMF help for first time in six decades

Iran said on Thursday that it has sought immediate financial assistance from the International Monetary Fund to help it combat one of the world’s deadliest coronavirus outbreaks.

Macro Economy

Iran’s leading carmaker halts production amid coronavirus surge

Iran’s leading car manufacturer the Iran Khodro Company (IKCO) has decided to halt production at all its plants after reports emerged its workers had contracted coronavirus.

Mine and Industry

ICCIMA urges ICC, int’l business community to help Iran fight coronavirus

President of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) has urged International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the international business community to help Iran in its fight against the new coronavirus outbreak.

Iran Chamber

US not banning medicine flow to Iran, very big lie: Zanganeh

Bijan Namdar Zanganeh has lashed out at the United States for claims that Iran’s import of medicine and other humanitarian goods are exempt from Washington’s unilateral sanctions.

Society Economy

WHO ’impressed’ by Iran’s handling of coronavirus

A senior official at the World Health Organization (WHO) says he has been impressed to see how Iran is fighting the spread of a coronavirus that has infected thousands of the people across the country.

Society Economy

Iran urges gov’ts to assist return of citizens stranded amid coronavirus outbreak

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called on relevant governments and airlines to help with the return of many Iranian nationals stranded abroad amid the deadly global outbreak of the novel coronavirus in line with the guidelines of the World Health Organization (WHO).

Society Economy

Turkey to keep up trade with Iran despite coronavirus restrictions

Turkey has developed a formula to continue cross-border trade with Iran despite a travel ban due to the coronavirus, the country’s Hurriyet newspaper reports.


Iran carries out regular sanitization in public places

As the new coronavirus claims more lives in Iran, the country speeds up efforts to combat the highly-contagious disease.