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VASEP talks about EP fisheries committee’s IUU fact-finding tour

Business

VASEP talks about EP fisheries committee’s IUU fact-finding tour

The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) said a delegation from the European Parliament (EP)’s Committee on Fisheries visited Hanoi and coastal provinces from October 28 to November 2 to examine Vietnam’s efforts to fight illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing (IUU).

Vietnam, EU show efforts to soon put EVFTA in place

Politics

Vietnam, EU show efforts to soon put EVFTA in place

Vietnam and the European Union (EU) demonstrated their efforts to push the early signing, ratification and implementation of their free trade agreement and Investment Protection Agreement (IPA) during Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s ongoing visit to Europe.

EC pushes for approval of FTA with Vietnam

World

EC pushes for approval of FTA with Vietnam

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.

Yellow card warning affects Vietnamese seafood export to EU

Business

Yellow card warning affects Vietnamese seafood export to EU

Vietnam’s seafood export to the EU market is facing various difficulties, said involving companies at a conference reviewing one-year implementation of a campaign that urges local fishery firms to commit to combating illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.

Coastal provinces coordinate in monitoring fishing boats

Business

Coastal provinces coordinate in monitoring fishing boats

Eight Mekong Delta and south central coastal provinces in Vietnam have signed a coordination agreement on the management of fishing vessels in a bid to have the European Commission (EC)’s “yellow card” warning on illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing lifted.

Thailand to destroy 861 illegal fishing vessels

World

Thailand to destroy 861 illegal fishing vessels

The Thai Government is planning to demolish 861 unregistered fishing vessels by mid-December as part of efforts to improve the status of local fishery fleets and remove punishment from the European Commission (EC) on illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.