Digital seminar on EU production standards for agri-food products, Vietnam, 8-9 October 2020
Following the entry into force of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement on 1 August 2020, the European Commission organised on 8-9 October a Digital seminar on EU production standards for agri-food products, gathering online 480 professionals representing competent authorities, importers, exporters, food distributors, researchers as well as Member States trade representatives.
The webinar featured presentations explaining the EU sanitary and phyto-sanitary system, EU quality policies on geographical indications and organic farming, as well as highlighting the benefits of the trade agreement for agri-food products. EU-level sectoral associations of meat and meat products, dairy, fruit and vegetables, olive oil, wines and spirits all had their virtual rooms to provide more insights regarding the high standards applicable EU agri-food exports.
This webinar was the first of a range of activities foreseen in Vietnam to be dedicated to the audiences of food professionals. For more information on upcoming activities in Vietnam, please consult the campaign website.