UAE’s Ministry of Economy has imposed a moratorium on the export and re-export of wheat and wheat flour originating from the Republic of India, including free zones, for four months starting from May 13, 2022.
The resolution applies to all wheat varieties, namely hard, ordinary, and soft wheat, and wheat flour.
The Ministry explained that the companies wishing to export/re-export wheat and wheat flour varieties of Indian origin, which were imported into the country before 13th May, must submit a request to the Ministry to obtain permission to export outside of the UAE. They must submit all documents and files that help verify the data regarding the shipment in terms of its origin, date of transaction, and any other documents that the Ministry may require in this regard.
It noted that the export permit issued to companies is valid for 30 days from the date of issuance and must be submitted to the relevant customs department in order to complete the procedures for exporting the shipment out of the UAE.