FCA - UAE,Federal Customs Authority -United Arab Emirates

FCA - UAE,Federal Customs Authority -United Arab Emirates

MOU between “FCA” and “Dubai Exports” to Facilitate Business, Trade

The Federal Customs Authority (FCA) executed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Dubai Exports Corporation, a Dubai economic institutions, with a view to boost joint collaboration, facilitate business and trade for Dubai emirate's exporters and share information and expertise between the parties.

The MOU was remotely executed by HE Alia Almarmoom, Managing Director of Customs Affairs Sector within the Authority and HE Saed Alawadi, Managing Director of the Corporation.

HE Alia Almarmoom quoted that inking this MOU with Dubai Exports Corporation embodies Authority's keenness to reinforce partnership relations with the most eminent strategic partners in foreign trade and customs operations in the country, in addition to the robust desire to foster collaboration and coordination with these partners to pave the way for achieving Emirates vision 2021 in addition to underpinning the prudent government's strategy to attain sustainable development and a leading position in economy and customs regionally and globally.

“We are proud of our partnership with Dubai Exports Corporation and delighted to execute this MOU with it as it is the concerned entity in the emirate of Dubai to furnish exports promotion and developments services to local community and support industry in the emirate". She added.

On his turn,  HE Eng. Saed Alawadi said: “by signing this MOU with the Federal Customs Authority procures reinforcing the outlook of joint collaboration to unify efforts for stimulating exports and economy in general, as we strive to provide facilities and capabilities through Corporation's services in addition to joint initiatives with our strategic partners according to which economic growth will be bolstered. Under such collaboration, the Federal Customs Authority will play a pivotal role in helping Dubai based companies to expand and enter world markets thanks to its provisions of statistics information and regulatory legislations".


The MOU addressed leveraging collaboration and coordination between the parties in sharing information, foreign trade-relevant statistics, supporting “Exporters Gateway" initiative to benefit from information and electronic services offered by the portal to find new markets for products and services, in addition to collaboration in the Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) and addressing foreign trade challenges across the emirate of Dubai.

Under the MOU, parties agreed upon navigating opportunities, organizing joint trade promotion events, especially in terms of exhibitions, trade delegations, training sessions, workshops and forums, in addition to exchange of expertise through mutual meetings, workshops and specialized training sessions with a view to develop parties staff capabilities and enabling them take necessary measures and procedures to control exports and effective implementation of their pertinent controls.

On the light of the MOU, parties will form a joint workforce that will be mandated executing the MOU, convening regular meetings, following up the set action plan, developing joint framework, ensuring the attainment of agreed objectives and furnishing bi-annual reports on collaboration outcomes and results. ​