Deputy PM meets new Lao, Saudi Arabian ambassadors Politics

Deputy PM meets new Lao, Saudi Arabian ambassadors

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on November 25 hosted a reception for Lao Ambassador Sengphet Houngboungnuang, urging him to work as a bridge contributing to consolidating and developing the great friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between Vietnam and Laos.
NA deputies question on efforts to remove EC’s ‘yellow card’ warning  Politics

NA deputies question on efforts to remove EC’s ‘yellow card’ warning

NA deputies questioned about measures to remove the European Commission (EC)’s ‘yellow card’ warning to Vietnam’s fisheries sector during the question & answer (Q&A) session to Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong, as part of the 14th NA’s ongoing eighth session on November 6.
Further efforts needed to regain EC’s “green card” Business

Further efforts needed to regain EC’s “green card”

Vietnam’s fishery sector expects to regain a “green card” from the European Commission (EC) after working tirelessly to fight illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, but much work needs to be done, especially fishing management and attitude of local fishermen.
Vietnam on right track to lift EC’s yellow card: official Society

Vietnam on right track to lift EC’s yellow card: official

Vietnam has carried out comprehensive measures as recommended by the European Commission (EC) to remove a “yellow card” warning from the commission on Vietnamese seafood, according to Deputy General Director of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Directorate of Fisheries Nguyen Quang Hung.
Vietnam's seafood exports rise but challenges continue Business

Vietnam's seafood exports rise but challenges continue

Vietnam’s seafood exports increased slightly in July but the country is forecast to continue facing challenges, experts told a conference held by the Vietnam Association for Seafood Exporters and Producers in Ho Chi Minh City on August 28.
Seafood exports to China on the mend Business

Seafood exports to China on the mend

Vietnam’s seafood exports to China are expected to rise in the second half of this year to reach the 1.2 billion USD target for the whole of this year as China’s seafood demand is on the rise, and the escalating US-China trade tension is likely to create as an opportunity for Vietnamese exporters to increase their market share in China.
Vietnam wants to further boost relations with EU: PM Politics

Vietnam wants to further boost relations with EU: PM

Vietnam will spare no effort to further promote its relations with the European Union (EU), Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said while receiving Federica Mogherini, Vice President of the European Commission and High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, in Hanoi on August 5.
Free trade deals push seafood shares up Business

Free trade deals push seafood shares up

Seafood shares advanced in the first half of the year as the freshly signed EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) have positive impacts on the business results of seafood exporters, according to insiders.
Seafood exports nears 4 billion USD in first half Business

Seafood exports nears 4 billion USD in first half

Vietnam’s seafood export turnover in June reached 794 million USD, raising the total value for the first half of the year to nearly 4 billion USD, up 0.3 percent year on year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Agro Processing and Market Development Authority (AgroTrade).
Vietnam should give its shrimp a brand Business

Vietnam should give its shrimp a brand

Developing globally-recognised Vietnamese shrimp brand is necessary for the agricultural sector to realise a target of 10 billion USD in shrimp export revenue by 2025, according to the insiders.