Update news IUU fishing
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh suggested the European Commission (EC) early remove the “yellow card” warning
The EC acknowledges Vietnam's efforts to limit IUU fishing, and over the next six months will continue evaluating IUU guidelines in the country.
Deputy PM Trinh Dinh Dung urged stronger and more drastic and appropriate measures to early complete all recommendations by the European Commission so as to remove its yellow card warning over illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing (IUU).
Vietnam will continue consistently building plans and strategies for different stages to deal with existing problems regarding infrastructure and fishermen’s awareness.
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.
Vietnam had taken concrete steps in the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (IUU) based on the European Council's (EC) recommendations, said Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Phung Duc Tien.
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.
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.
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.