Talking Business

Talking Business

2016 - 2017, Finance
Highlighting the economic trends and businesses that are changing the world.

Episode Guide

  • Talking Business - Dubai (Episode 36)
    Episode 36:


    The team will be in Dubai, looking at how patterns of trade are changing in the Gulf, and how local economies are evolving.

  • Talking Business - Going Global (Episode 31)
    Episode 31:

    Going Global

    As part of the Trading Fortunes season, Tanya Beckett talks to companies who've successfully broken into overseas markets.

  • Talking Business - The New Silk Road (Episode 30)
    Episode 30:

    The New Silk Road

    In this week's Talking Business from Singapore, Karishma Vaswani discusses One Belt, One Road and China's bid to cement its position as an economic superpower.

  • Talking Business - Brand New World (Episode 29)
    Episode 29:

    Brand New World

    Tanya Beckett hears from leading brand and advertising experts in London on the future of brands in a digital age.

  • Talking Business - Fake News (Episode 28)
    Episode 28:

    Fake News

    Michelle Fleury examines who is to blame for Fake News and who should become the new arbiters of truth in a digital age.

  • Talking Business - Beyond Oil (Episode 26)
    Episode 26:

    Beyond Oil

    Lerato Mbele hears from an oil magnate, investor and entrepreneur in Lagos about the country's challenge to look beyond oil to a more sustainable pattern for economic growth.

  • Talking Business - Inauguration Special (Episode 24)
    Episode 24:

    Inauguration Special

    In a special edition of 'Talking Business' from Washington, Michelle Fleury asks employers, workers and entrepreneurs what they hope to see from a Trump presidency.

  • Talking Business - Generations at War (Episode 23)
    Episode 23:

    Generations at War

    In recent years, there's been a huge redistribution of wealth, income and power from the young to the old. Tanya Beckett and guests discuss generations at war.

  • Talking Business - Man vs. Machine (Episode 22)
    Episode 22:

    Man vs. Machine

    Karishma Vaswani talks to experts about the challenges and opportunities of machine learning and artificial intelligence.

  • Talking Business - International Shipping (Episode 21)
    Episode 21:

    International Shipping

    Karishma Vaswani asks a panel of experts about the perfect economic storm that is blowing through the world of international shipping.

  • Talking Business - BRICS 15 Years On (Episode 20)
    Episode 20:

    BRICS 15 Years On

    BRICS nations hold their annual summit in India against a depressing economic backdrop.

  • Talking Business - State of America Part 2 (Episode 12)
    Episode 12:

    State of America Part 2

    Britain's Finance Minister has declared 'Britain is open for business', but as the EU Referendum result ripples through the markets, Tanya Beckett explores what a Brexit future might hold for British Businesses.

  • Talking Business - State of America (Episode 11)
    Episode 11:

    State of America

    At this critical point in the United States' future, Michelle Fleury is in New York discussing the State of America's economy.

  • Talking Business - Designed In China (Episode 9)
    Episode 9:

    Designed In China

    As part of BBC World News' Designed in China Season, the BBC's Asia Business Correspondent, Karishma Vaswani, explores the Chinese companies and brands attempting to go global.