Middle East Business Report

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Middle East Business Report
Middle East Business Report Title.jpg
New titles used as of January 2013
Created byBBC World News
Presented byNima Abu-Wardeh
Country of originUnited Arab Emirates
Original language(s)English
Production location(s)Dubai (primarily) with shots from other locations
Running time30 minutes
Original networkBBC World News
BBC News
Picture format576i (16:9 SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original release2003 –
Related showsWorld Business Report
India Business Report
Asia Business Report
Africa Business Report
Business Edition

Middle East Business Report was a monthly half-hour programme broadcast globally on BBC World News; covering business stories across the Middle East.

Presented by Nima Abu-Wardeh the programme was billed as

"Getting behind the issues of trade, business and economics, providing a window on finance and commerce in the Middle East, revealing how this important economic region works and interacts with the rest of the world." [1]

Middle East Business Report was shown on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. The final broadcast of the programme was March 28, 2015.[2]


Presenter Current role
Nima Abu-Wardeh Presenter
Desley Humphrey Relief Presenter
Howard Johnson

See also[edit]

Marketplace Middle East; similar programme produced by CNN International


  1. ^ BBC World News - Middle East Business Report
  2. ^ Ben Thompson [@BBCBenThompson] (27 March 2015). "BBC Mid East Biz Report ends after 11yrs. For those who ever worked on it; stress, sweat & tedious bureaucracy but fun times & great travels" (Tweet) – via Twitter.