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Vietnam strictly punishes illegal fishing activities: Deputy Minister

A delegation from the EC will visit Vietnam next year to assess Vietnam's anti-IUU fishing measures.

180 days to remove IUU yellow card for Vietnam

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has been asked to develop a 180-day action program to implement EC’s recommendations to lift the IUU (Illegal, unreported, and unregulated) fishing yellow card.

Localities urged to rectify flaws in fishery sector

With the visit of the European Commission’s delegations ahead, Vietnam’s ports and fishers are aiming to remedy the previously criticised issues regarding international fishing regulations.

Vietnam vows to stamp out unregulated fishing

The Vietnamese government is doing its utmost to prevent illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing practices, helped along by moves in Europe to remove warnings on the country’s activities.

Vietnam works towards responsible, sustainable fishery sector

Vietnam’s fishermen, businesses and government have joined hands in implementing fishing regulations, in a bid to have the European Commission (EC)’s illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing “yellow card” removed. ​

EC to review Vietnam's efforts against IUU at online meeting

The European Commission will convene an online meeting with the Directorate of Fisheries on October 27 to review Vietnam’s efforts against illegal, unreported and undocumented fishing.

Tasks assigned to put an end to IUU fishing by year’s end

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has handed out tasks to relevant ministries and agencies with view to achieving the target of eradicating illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing by the end of 2021.

Vietnam determined to remove EC’s yellow card fishing warning by 2022

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.

Vietnam fighting illegal, unreported, unregulated fishing

Removing the European Commission’s illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing “yellow card” is no easy task and cannot be done overnight, 

Yellow card causes big losses to Vietnam’s seafood exports to EU

The average loss for each container of shipments to the EU due to the EC’s yellow card is 10,000 euros, according to a source.

EC's yellow card could see local seafood exports to EU taking a hit

Vietnam’s seafood shipments to the European Union (EU) may encounter losses of up to 10,000 euros (US$11,125) per container due to the impact of the European Commission’s (EC) yellow card on local seafood products, 

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).

Big players in Vietnam's seafood sector face big losses

The seafood sector witnessed unsatisfactory business results in the first nine months of the year as a number of big companies reported sharp declines in profits in comparison with the same period last year.

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.

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’s seafood falls in grades because of IUU yellow card

The EU, which was once the second biggest seafood export market for Vietnam, consuming 18 percent of Vietnam’s seafood exports, fell to fifth, with 13 percent, after the EU gave Vietnam the yellow card.

EC to send seafood inspectors to Vietnam

The European Commission will send a working team to Vietnam in late May or early June to review the country’s efforts to fight illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing before it lifts the yellow card on seafood imports from Vietnam.