The European Union (EU) has lifted the ban on the import of fresh bee honey from Vietnam, the European Market Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade reported.

The department said the EU has recently issued a decision amending Decision 2011/163/EU on the approval of plans submitted by third countries on residue control measures on fresh animal products, including that of Vietnam.

With this decision, EU also accepts entry of bovine from Japan, poultry, aquaculture and eggs from Moldova and poultry, milk, eggs and honey from Bosnia and Herzegovina.-VNA