- Australia considers importing frozen shrimp
- Vietnam considers Australia an important partner
- Vietnam supports Australia’s increased role in evolving regional structure: PM
- Vietnam ranks third in world for shrimp production
- Multifaceted Cooperation between Vietnam and Australia to be Further Developed
The MoIT has raised the issue at all bilateral meetings with the Australian side after the issue of the ban, expressing Vietnam’s concerns and asking Australia to consider removing the ban or replacing it with other measures with less negative impacts.
Minister of Trade Tran Tuan Anh sent a public letter to the Minister of Trade, Tourism and Investment and the Minister of Agriculture and Water Resources in February of Australia on the matter in February.
According to the MoIT, the Minister of Agriculture and Water Resources and the Minister of Trade, Tourism and Investment of Australia sent their replies on March 8 and April 30, respectively, explaining that the ban was based on regulations of biosecurity.
They added that the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources is working on the matter, including reviewing import conditions for products targeted by the ban, in order to make necessary decisions for the resumption of safe trading activities of shrimp products soon.
The Australian ministers affirmed that Australia attaches importance to bilateral trade with Vietnam, including trading in agricultural products. They said Australia is willing to cooperate with Vietnam to review risk assessment measures.
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