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Vietnam proposes EC early remove yellow card on fisheries

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh suggested the European Commission (EC) early remove the “yellow card” warning

EC recognises Vietnam's actions to rectify IUU fishing

The EC acknowledges Vietnam's efforts to limit IUU fishing, and over the next six months will continue evaluating IUU guidelines in the country.

Stronger measures needed to combat IUU fishing: Deputy PM

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).

EC official impressed by Vietnam’s outcomes in IUU fishing combat

Vietnam will continue consistently building plans and strategies for different stages to deal with existing problems regarding infrastructure and fishermen’s awareness.


NA deputies question on efforts to remove EC’s ‘yellow card’ warning

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 adopts EU recommendations to combat IUU fishing

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.


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.


EC delegation to inspect Vietnam’s IUU fishing combat next month

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.

Positive actions adopted to fight IUU

The Prime Minister has asked ministries and localities to boost control on unsafe seafood exports and remove poor quality aquaculture products that failed to conduct food safety regulations at import markets.

VN vows to combat IUU fishing

 VietNamNet Bridge – After Viet Nam received a “yellow card” from the European Commission because of its failure to meet standards against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing,