Coastal localities take stronger measures against IUU fishing Society

Coastal localities take stronger measures against IUU fishing

Numerous stronger measures have been implemented by 28 coastal provinces and cities nationwide in the past four years in a bid to prevent and combat illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, towards developing a sustainable fishery sector, having the European Commission (EC)’s “yellow card” lifted and promoting Vietnam’s seafood exports.
Vietnam to complete fishery management institutions in Q4 Society

Vietnam to complete fishery management institutions in Q4

The Directorate of Fisheries (DoF) is striving to complete institutions for sustainable and responsible fishery management in the fourth quarter of 2021, and quickly address the European Commission (EC)’s recommendations related to illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.
EU-funded “Smart Green ASEAN Cities” programme launched World

EU-funded “Smart Green ASEAN Cities” programme launched

The European Commission’s Executive Vice-President for the Green Deal Frans Timmermans has recently announced the start of a new EU-funded “Smart Green ASEAN Cities” programme, following his meeting with ASEAN Secretary-General Dato Lim Jock Hoi, at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta.
EC to review Vietnam's efforts against IUU at online meeting Society

EC to review Vietnam's efforts against IUU at online meeting

A delegation from the European Commission (EC) will convene an online meeting with the Directorate of Fisheries on October 27 to review Vietnam’s efforts against illegal, unreported and undocumented fishing (IUU), said the directorate's Deputy General Director Nguyen Quang Hung.
Vietnam works to promote trade, investment, agricultural cooperation with EU Business

Vietnam works to promote trade, investment, agricultural cooperation with EU

During the recent Europe trip, National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue and leaders of three ministries conducted many activities to promote trade, investment and agricultural cooperation with European countries and proposed the European Commission (EC) consider removing the “yellow card” on Vietnam's fisheries sector.
Vietnamese NA Chairman meets with European Council President Politics

Vietnamese NA Chairman meets with European Council President

Chairman of the Vietnamese National Assembly Vuong Dinh Hue and President of the European Council Charles Michel on September 8 agreed to further enhance cooperation between the two sides, emphasising the significant role of the Vietnamese legislature and the European Parliament (EP).
Ben Tre reports reduction in illegal fishing in foreign waters Society

Ben Tre reports reduction in illegal fishing in foreign waters

The number of fishing vessels of the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre committing illegal fishing in foreign waters in the first six months of 2021 fell 52.4 percent year-on-year, according to the provincial steering committee for illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing prevention (Steering Committee 689).
PM requests tighter information coordination to fight IUU fishing Society

PM requests tighter information coordination to fight IUU fishing

The Prime Minister on June 24 issued a directive on inter-sectoral coordination between ministries, sectors and the People’s Committees of 28 coastal localities in exchanging and handling information so as to prevent and put an end to illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing in foreign waters.
Coastal provinces act to remove EC yellow card Society

Coastal provinces act to remove EC yellow card

In an effort to remove the yellow card imposed by the European Commission (EC), coastal cities and provinces have adopted drastic measures to fight irregular, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing.
EC reviews possible extension of steel safeguard measure Business

EC reviews possible extension of steel safeguard measure

The European Commission (EC) has announced the possible extension of safeguard measures applicable to imports of certain steel products, including some from Vietnam, according to the Trade Remedies Authority of Vietnam under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Ben Tre working to combat IUU fishing Business

Ben Tre working to combat IUU fishing

The Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre is stepping up measures to address bottlenecks in fighting irregular, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, in keeping with recommendations from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Vietnam makes progress in fight against IUU fishing Business

Vietnam makes progress in fight against IUU fishing

The European Commission (EC) has made positive assessment of Vietnam’s fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing following two inspections in the past over three years since EC imposed a “yellow card” on Vietnam’s export of aquatic products to Europe.
EU leaders wish to strengthen cooperation with Vietnam Politics

EU leaders wish to strengthen cooperation with Vietnam

President of the European Council Charles Michel and President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen have sent congratulations to President Nguyen Phu Trong and Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on the 30th founding anniversary of Vietnam-EU diplomatic ties.
Vietnam determined to remove EC’s IUU fishing warning Business

Vietnam determined to remove EC’s IUU fishing warning

Removing the European Commission (EC)’s illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing “yellow card” is not easy and cannot be done overnight, but the Vietnamese business community and associations are still determined to do, not only to meet EU requirements, but also for the sake of sustainable fishery development.
Vietnam striving to combat IUU fishing: Spanish official World

Vietnam striving to combat IUU fishing: Spanish official

Vice Chairman of the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam Rubén Saornil Mínguez recently appreciated efforts by the Vietnamese Government, businesses and fishermen in fighting illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing following the European Commission (EC)’s recommendations.