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India allows wheat flour export with riders

India had announced its decision to ban wheat exports on May 13 after sudden heatwaves destroyed crops and led to a dip in production and consequent surge in domestic price

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After facing heat at the World Trade Organization (WTO) over its decision to ban wheat export in May, the Indian government on Friday allowed some export of wheat flour under the advance authorisation scheme.

The Indian Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) said in a notification, “Export-oriented units and those operating from special economic zones can export only that wheat flour which is produced from imported wheat and not procured from the domestic market.”

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