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Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh has ordered strengthening inspections to ward off illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing as European Commission (EC) inspectors are coming to Vietnam in October.
PM Pham Minh Chinh had bilateral meetings with Australian Prime Minister and President of the European Commission on the sidelines of the COP26 in the UK on November 1 (local time).
Vietnam is determined to gradually reduce the number of fishing vessels violating regulations on illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing in order to have the ‘yellow card’ issued by the European Commission (EC) removed by 2022.
The seafood industry is making all-out efforts to meet this year’s U$$10 billion export target whilst dealing with recommendations from the European Commission (EC)
A giant fund is proposed, some of it raised on capital markets, but several countries express doubts.
Localities in Vietnam have taken a number of measures to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing since the country received a “yellow card” warning from the European Commission (EC) in 2017.
An inspection team from the EC has paid a working visit in Ho Chi Minh City and Kien Giang to conduct a second review of Vietnam's implementation of recommendations regarding IUU fishing.
NA deputies questioned about measures to remove the European Commission’s ‘yellow card’ warning to Vietnam’s fisheries sector during the Q&A session to Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong.
An inspection team of the European Commission (EC) will visit Vietnam from November 4-14 to assess the country’s efforts in implementing the EC’s recommendations on fighting illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.