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 by BBC World News
Presented by Nima Abu-Wardeh
Country of origin United Arab Emirates
Original language(s) English
Location(s) Dubai (primarily) with shots from other locations
Running time 30 minutes
Original network BBC World News
BBC News
Picture format 576i (16:9 SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original release 2003 – 2015
Related shows World 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