World Business Report

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The latest business and finance news from around the world from the BBC

A global shortage of timber is causing challenges for the construction industry
Tobacco giant Philip Morris has raised its bid to buy respiratory drugmaker Vectura
French Health Pass at more public venues; wildfires wreak havoc on Greek island
The senate is slowly approaching passing the $1 trillion bill
The figures provide further evidence the economy is recovering from the pandemic
News network CNN has fired three unvaccinated employees for going to an office.
Sales of zero-emission vehicles in the US lag behind those in Europe and China
The vaccine maker has reported net income of $2.8bn for the three months to June 30th.
US private-sector employment increased by 330,000 in July, not the expected 653,000
A year on from a deadly explosion that rocked Beirut, we examine the city's economy
Armed men hijacked the ship in the Gulf of Oman and ordered it to be sailed to Iran
After Chinese state media likened gaming to drugs, shares in two tech giants fell.
Concerns about the spread of the delta variant in the States has hit Wall Street
In Australia's biggest ever buyout, Jack Dorsey's Square has offered to buy Afterpay.
From Monday, Americans will be banned by the US from investing in 59 Chinese companies
We look at the latest on the spread of coronavirus across Asia
Whilst the Eurozone economy remains smaller than pre-pandemic, it's out of recession
Federal employees will be required to get a Covid vaccine in order to continue working
US economic growth for the second quarter brought the economy back to pre- pandemic levels.
Roads and building are amongst the things that could get a boost in infrastructure plan