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A non-reimbursable grant funding of up to EUR210 million (US$237.8 million) will be given to Vietnam for the 2021-24 period, the European Commission (EC) announced at a press briefing in Hanoi on Saturday.

EC recognises Vietnam's improvements in combating IUU fishing

The European Commission’s (EC) inspection delegation has acknowledged recent improvements made by Vietnam in the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (IUU).

EC’s inspectors to check Vietnam’s IUU fishing combat

An inspection team from the EC Directorate General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries will visit Vietnam to conduct the second review of Vietnam’s implementation of recommendations regarding illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing.

EP official discuss lifting ‘yellow card’, lorry deaths

Visiting Chairman of the European Parliament’s Committee on International Trade (INTA) Bernd Lange spoke to reporters in Hanoi on October 31 about the European Commission (EC)’s ‘yellow card’ to Vietnam’s fisheries sector.

Vietnam works hard to combat illegal fishing

Viet Nam has taken various measures to handle illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing since it received a “yellow card” warning from the European Commission (EC) in October 2017.


EU ready to resume trade talks with Thailand

The European Union (EU) on October 15 announced a plan to resume free trade agreement with Thailand, which has been suspended since 2014.

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 seafoo.


Vietnam, EU seek to boost ties in defence, security

Minister of National Defence Gen. Ngo Xuan Lich on August 5 met with Vice President of the European Commission and High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini.

Barroso urges deeper integration, less austerity

 European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso on Monday called for deeper integration towards a future federation and policy shifts from austerity measures to growth incentives.