May 30th, 2016
Episode 734 of 863 episodes
German Airline Lufthansa is suspending its Venezuela flights because it can't get paid. Michael Kuhn follows the airline sector for Societe Generale in Frankfurt, and offers us his assessment. Also in the programme, it's estimated that 80% of the world's palm oil could be coming from unsustainable sources. The BBC's Manuela Saragosa reports. Will the proposed $62bn takeover of the genetically modified seed business Monsanto by Bayer of Germany be good for the company's reputation? Professor Stefanie Engelstein of Duke University tells us not everyone is convinced. Plus we have a special report on how business has changed in Africa in the 25 years World Business Report has been on the air.
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