Anchored by journalist Raya Abirached, this series provides insight and analysis about the latest trends in business. Produced entirely in London, with content filed by a team of more than 20 correspondents based in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Africa and the Americas. Each week's episode features 4 in-depth stories covering all aspects of business - from looking at the opportunities and risks in emerging and frontier markets, to the latest in technology and high-profile interviews with global political and business leaders. Several times a year WB produces on-location specials.
World Business Previous Broadcasts
Mumbai Property Boom - Karan Singh (Episode #1131)
KQED World: Sun, Sep 25, 2011 -- 8:00 AM
Mumbai's property market has staged a dramatic recovery from the global financial crisis in line with the country's economy. The difference between this and previous real estate booms is the size and increasingly elite nature of the new buildings.
Korean Development - Karim Gohary (Episode #1129)
KQED World: Sun, Sep 11, 2011 -- 8:00 AM
Since its formation just after the end of the Second World War, South Korea has risen meteorically to become the 14th biggest economy in the world. It's pushed an export-driven economy; is now one of the most wired nations on the planet, and a centre for high-tech that rivals neighbour Japan.
Egyptian Water Crisis - Simon Mars (Episode #1128)
KQED World: Sun, Sep 4, 2011 -- 8:00 AM
The revolution in Egypt has made the future for the country much more unclear, with luck democracy and freedom will take hold, but that remains far from certain. What is certain is that despite being home to the world's longest river, Egypt will struggle to manage its water resources in the coming years, as the population swells, but the flow from the Nile remains constant.
China Population Growth - Nick Mackie (Episode #1130)
KQED World: Sun, Sep 18, 2011 -- 8:00 AM
By 2050 the global population will have risen from just under 7 billion today to over 9 billion, putting greater pressure on the planet's already stressed resources. It's a challenge China has been dealing with for decades, with a one child policy that managed to curb its rate of population growth. But has this radical measure brought with it a new set of challenges?