Vietnam, Australia sign MOU to combat illegal fishing

On the sidelines of the APEC Food Security Week in Cần Thơ, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Hà Công Tuấn held a bilateral meeting with Australian Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources Anne Ruston to discuss co-operation in agro-business and fishing.

They signed an MOU on combating illegal, unreported, unregulated (IUU) fishing.

Tuấn said the MOU would deepen co-operation between the two sides on issues related to illegal fishing.

The two leaders also apprised each other on the progress made on opening the doors for Australian cherry in Việt Nam and Vietnamese dragon fruit in Australia.

They agreed to work together to expand bilateral trade in other agricultural products.

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