EghtesadOnline: Struggling Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Group on Monday reported record losses, as the coronavirus pandemic compounded woes caused by its investment in troubled office-sharing start-up WeWork.
EghtesadOnline: The value of oil, gas and petrochemical exports has declined due to upheavals in the international oil market caused by the coronavirus. The massive quarantines and market closures worldwide have had a negative impact on the sales of the strategic products, a spokesman of the Iranian Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Products Exporters' Union said.
EghtesadOnline: There is a “D” in Covid-19. But can a lack of Vitamin D make you more susceptible to the Covid-19 coronavirus? Well, some studies have suggested this possibility. However, before you rush to the store and start hoarding Vitamin D supplements like they were toilet paper, let’s “D”-construct the currently available evidence.
EghtesadOnline: With the end of Ramadan approaching, the Iranian government has established coronavirus-related protocols to uphold two of the hallmark traditions of the holy month amid the Covid-19 pandemic: its day of solidarity with Palestinians as well as its celebration of one month of fasting.
EghtesadOnline: A strong wave of coronavirus resurgence in the southern oil province of Khuzestan has not hampered crude production, the National Iranian Oil Company's deputy managing director for planning said Friday.
EghtesadOnline: Daily coronavirus cases reported by Iran crossed the 2,000 mark once again on Friday, the highest overnight tally since April 7, health officials announced.
EghtesadOnline: Daily confirmed coronavirus cases in Iran spiked by 32% on Wednesday to take the national total beyond 112,000, the Health Ministry said.
EghtesadOnline: Iran has to prepare for a 30% decline in its export value in the current Iranian year (March 2010-21) compared with last year, due to the impacts of the spread of coronavirus on domestic and foreign trade, a member of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture’s board of directors said.
EghtesadOnline: The novel coronavirus led to further deterioration of Iranian industries in the month ending April 19.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 80,072 tons of goods were exported from Milak border terminal in the southeastern Sistan-Baluchestan Province to the neighboring Afghanistan during the first month of the current Iranian year (March 20-April 19), according to the deputy head of the province’s Road Maintenance and Transportation Organization.