The price of a barrel of oil continues to fall as members of the oil producing group OPEC meet in Vienna today. But they're not expected to try to push up prices — at least not yet. Stephen Beard reports.
Crude oil prices fell in Asia earlier today. That followed reports showing strong U.S. gas inventories. The resumption of some oil production in Nigeria is also influencing the slide in prices. So what lies ahead for oil? Stephen Beard reports.
Tighter security since 9/11 has actually led to faster, more efficient trade, says the World Bank. Many ports around the world now operate more quickly than they did five years ago. Stephen Beard reports.