ANNOUNCEMENT 01 Jun 2020

On 1 June 2020, the trade promotion organization of Iran announced introducing restrictions on medical equipment that are used to fight with the Coronavirus outbreak.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

2

  • 2 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

Trade promotion authority of Iran, “صادرات اقلام تجهیزات پزشکی با رعایت مقررات”, [Export of medical equipment items in accordance with regulations]. Available at: http://www.tpo.ir/index.aspx?fkeyid=&siteid=1&pageid=701&newsview=9058

Trade promotion authority of Iran, Press release. Available at: http://farsi.tpo.ir/uploads/gpozaresh_khabari.pdf

Tasnimnews, online newspaper, “صادرات کالاها و تجهیزات پزشکی مقابله با کرونا تا پایان شهریور ماه بلامانع شد”, [Exports of medical goods and equipment against the corona were banned until the end of September]. Available at: www.tasnimnews.com/fa/news/1399/03/12/2277740/صادرات-کالاها-و-تجهیزات-پزشکی-مقابله-با-کرونا-تا-پایان-شهریور-ماه-بلامانع-شد

Inception date: 01 Jun 2020 | Removal date: 30 Sep 2020

Export ban

On 1 June 2020, the trade promotion organization of Iran announced introducing restrictions on the export of certain medical products to combat the Coronavirus outbreak. According to the announcement, the export of three-layer masks, industrial oxygen generator, molecular detection kit, the raw material for masks, protective garments, disinfectant solutions and gels are prohibited until the end of September 2020. For the products that are subject to export permission requirement please see the related intervention. 

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Inception date: 01 Jun 2020 | Removal date: 30 Sep 2020

Export licensing requirement

On 1 June 2020, the trade promotion organization of Iran introduced new regulations on the export of medical equipment to combat the COVID-19 outbreak. According to the regulation, the export of certain medical equipment and devices is granted conditional permission provided that the domestic needs for these products are fulfilled. These products include ventilators, vital signs monitor devices, oxygen machines, extraction detection kit, serology diagnostic kit, pulse oximeter, non-contact infrared calibration device.

The export restrictions will be effective until the end of September 2020. For the products subject to export prohibition, please see the related intervention.