Iran's NirouChlor Company continues to export to European countries

Oil&Gas Materials 9 August 2020 23:34 (UTC +04:00)
Iran's NirouChlor Company continues to export to European countries

BAKU, Azerbaijan, August 9

By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:

Iran's NirouChlor Company continues to export to European countries, said Vahid Namnik CEO of the NirouChlor Company, Trend reports citing Tamin Petroleum & Petrochemical Investment Company’s website.

According to the Namnik, the company's exports exceeded 4,800 tons since the beginning of the current Iranian year (March 20, 2020) to date on August 9.

He added that despite the coronavirus epidemic, 1,000 tons of chlorine has been exported to European countries recently.

The CEO noted that quality competition and marketing strategy play a major role in the sales of NirouChlor Company's products.

Iran's NirouChlor Company operates under the auspices of the Tamin Petroleum & Petrochemical Investment Company. The company currently produces about 90 tons of chlorine per day.

Iran continues to monitor the coronavirus situation in the country. According to recent reports from the Iranian officials, over 326,700 people have been infected, and 18,427 people have already died. Meanwhile, over 284,300 have reportedly recovered from the disease.

The country continues to apply strict measures to contain the further spread. Reportedly, the disease was brought to Iran by a businessman from Iran's Qom city, who went on a business trip to China, despite official warnings. The man died later from the disease.

The Islamic Republic only announced its first infections and deaths from the coronavirus on Feb. 19.

The outbreak in the Chinese city of Wuhan - which is an international transport hub - began at a fish market in late December 2019.

The World Health Organization (WHO) on March 11 declared COVID-19 a pandemic. Some sources claim the coronavirus outbreak started as early as November 2019.