The agro-forestry-fishery sector recorded a trade surplus of close to US$3.3 billion in the first five months of 2020, a decline of a mere 2.3% year-on-year.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has instructed the Government to provide the maximum possible assistance to production and business activities in the context of complicated impacts of the COVID-19 epidemic.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development hosted a conference in the central province of Binh Dinh on February 28 to discuss measures to strengthen the leadership and instruction over combating illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (IUU).
The fishery sector has been working to implement recommendations by the European Commission (EC) for the past two years to remove its illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing (IUU) yellow card warning.
VOV.VN - Aside from enjoying a range of opportunities through the Vietnam-EU Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), local seafood businesses will also face a number of hurdles relating to technical barriers, stricter quality standards, fierce competition on prices, and requirements of origin traceability, according to insiders.
VOV.VN - Vietnamese Deputy Foreign Minister To Anh Dung has proposed the early implementation of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA).
Localities in Vietnam have taken a number of measures to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing since the country received a “yellow card” warning from the European Commission (EC) in 2017.
The fisheries sector in 2020 will focus on granting certification to brackish shrimp farms (tiger shrimp and white-leg shrimp), tra fish farms and aquaculture in cages, Director of the Directorate of Fisheries Tran Dinh Luan said.
VOV.VN - Vietnam’s seafood exports during 2019 are expected to record an approximate increase of 10 per cent in comparison with the previous year.
The European Commission’s (EC) inspection delegation has acknowledged recent improvements made by Vietnam in the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (IUU).
VOV.VN- The agricultural sector has surpassed many goals in 2019, it was reported at an online conference held by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in Hanoi on December 23.
VOV.VN - At a recent plenary meeting on oceans and the law of the sea during the 74th session of the UN General Assembly in New York, a Vietnamese representative to the United Nations highlighted the important role of the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea.
An inspection team from the European Commission’s Directorate General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries will visit Vietnam from November 5 – 14 to conduct the second review of Vietnam’s implementation of recommendations regarding illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, according to a Vietnamese official.
VOV.VN - National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan asked the EU to soon consider removing its yellow card on Vietnamese seafood products while receiving a delegation of the European Parliament’s Committee on International Trade (INTA) led by its Chairman Bernd Lange in Hanoi on October 30.
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung inspected the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing in the southern province of Kien Giang on October 23, requesting ministries, sectors and localities to make stronger efforts to swiftly put an end to the problem.
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung directed four groups of major tasks while chairing the second meeting of the National Steering Committee on combating illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing in Hanoi on October 15.
Vietnam has implemented many solutions according to the European Commission (EC)’s nine recommendations to remove the yellow card warning on the country’s fishing industry.
Five key exports of Vietnam – seafood, fruit, woodwork, footwear and apparel goods – will have a good chance to boost their growth into the EU market thanks to tariff reduction brought about by the EU – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
A delegation from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development led by Minister Nguyen Xuan Cuong on July 25 inspected fish farming and fishing activities as well as coastal erosion in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang.
The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang has taken synchronous measures to fight illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing as instructed by the European Commission (EC).