Khanh Hoa Province develops marine aquaculture. (Photo: SGGP)

Many efforts made to remove yellow card on IUU fishing

According to the Vietnam Directorate of Fisheries, with 82 percent of fishing vessels equipped with vessel monitoring systems, traceability and the application of culturing area codes have significantly improved. However, if there is still one fishing vessel that has not registered or illegally exploits, the European Commission (EC) will continue to keep a yellow card or even give a red card to Vietnam. 
Delegates share opinions at the workshop (Source: VNA)

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.
Agricultural exports to EU increase

Agricultural exports to EU increase

According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), after implementing the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement for two months, the export of agricultural products to the EU has seen positive changes with the total agricultural export value from August 1 to the end of September estimated at US$711 million. 
Seafood exports to EU drop due to yellow card

Seafood exports to EU drop due to yellow card

Seafood exports of Vietnam to the EU market have been affected seriously, dropping by 6.5 percent to nearly US$390 million in 2018 and continuing to be stagnant in the first eight months of this year with $251 million after two years since the European Commission issued an official card warning against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) exploitation on Vietnamese seafood.
The EP delegation at Quy Nhon seaport (Source: cand)

EP delegation works with Binh Dinh on fight against IUU fishing

A delegation from the European Parliament (EP)’s Committee on Fisheries led by EP spokesman Mato Gabriel held a working session with authorities from the central province of Binh Dinh on October 31 to discuss efforts to fight illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing as required by the European Commission. 
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) Nguyen Xuan Cuong (Source: VNA)

Vietnam works hard to respond to EC’s warning of IUU fishing

Vietnam has been active in implementing nine recommendations related to the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing of the European Commission (EC) to ensure responsible and sustainable fisheries, said Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) Nguyen Xuan Cuong.