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President Xi skips G20, China broadens iPhone ban
Sep 8, 2023

President Xi skips G20, China broadens iPhone ban

Plus, service sector businesses are displaying cautious optimism about the economy.

Segments From this episode

China expands iPhone ban to all government employees

The Chinese government has extended its ban on using iPhones at work, which could be causing Apple stock to drop.

China's President Xi is set to miss the G20 summit

It would be the first time since 2008 that a Chinese president sits out the meeting of the world's major economies.
Noel Celis-Pool/Getty Images

Service-sector businesses feel upbeat about "business conditions"

Sep 8, 2023
A survey from the Institute for Supply Management found that a majority of service-sector businesses feel positive about business conditions and the overall economy.
Service sector businesses, which include restaurants, hair salons, marketing agencies and more, are overall feeling positive about the economy, thanks to strong customer demand.
Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images

The team

Leanna Byrne Host, BBC
Kelly Silvera Executive Producer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer
Jordan Mangi Digital Producer
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Nick Esposito Media Producer
James Graham Producer, BBC
Jo Critcher Producer, BBC
Olie D'Albertanson Producer, BBC