President of the European Commission (EC) Jean-Claude Juncker said on June 25 that he welcomed the decision of the EU member states on approving to entrust the EC to sign the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) with the Southeast Asian country.
The central coastal province of Quang Tri has enhanced surveillance and inspection of fishing vessels docking at and setting sail from local ports as part of the efforts to prevent illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved the establishment of the National Steering Committee on Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing Prevention and Control.
Localities need to take stronger actions to counter the European Commission’s illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing (IUU) yellow card warning, said Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Phung Duc Tien.
The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement is set to be inked over the next few months, and then await official ratification, with huge benefits and opportunities laying ahead for Vietnam and EU investors in the country.
Vietnam’s forestry and aquatic product exports are expected to rake in US$20.5 billion for the agricultural sector in 2019.
Considerable efforts have been made by the entire political system, sectors and localities to fight illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing as required by the European Commission.
The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang has asked relevant sectors, district and cities to enhance education on regulations about illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing among ship owners and fishermen.
A ceremony to honour great contributions of European firms to Vietnam’s socio-economic development was held by the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (EuroCham) in Vietnam on November 16 in Ho Chi Minh City.
Vietnam will finish installing monitoring devices on nearly 3,000 offshore fishing boats in early 2019, a move to fight illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, according to the Directorate of Fisheries.
The “yellow card” warning must be taken as motivation to transform the fishery sector into a responsible and sustainable industry, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong has said.
VOV.VN -Vietnam always considers the relationship between the Vietnam National Assembly and the European Parliament (EP) as an important pillar in the Vietnam-EU comprehensive cooperation.
The south central province of Binh Dinh has taken urgent actions to fight illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing towards meeting requirements for the removal of the European Commission (EC)’s “yellow card”.
The European Commission (EC) on October 17 submitted for approval a free trade agreement (FTA) with Vietnam, the first comprehensive open market deal between the EU and a developing Asian country.
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong has issued directions guiding coastal localities in intensifying measures to stop illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.
The Prime Minister has issued a public dispatch ordering ministries and People’s Committees of 28 coastal provinces and centrally-run cities to further intensify measures to stop illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.
The fishery sector needs to take actions to convince the European Commission (EC) to remove a “yellow card” warning on Vietnamese seafood so as to realise the set target of US$9 billion in export turnover this year.
VOV.VN - The Da Nang People’s Committee has promulgated a plan on fisheries inspection, check, and control to ensure the origins of aquatic products.
Authorities of the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang have devised measures to minimise and eliminate illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, aiming to remove the European Commission (EC)’s “yellow card” warning against Vietnamese aquaculture products.
Although Vietnam has made concrete efforts to fight illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing, the country’s seafood exports will likely face a bumpy ride ahead, said an official on August 23.