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This week on Marketplace Middle East

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  • Abdalla Salem El-Badri, Secretary General of OPEC, talks exclusively to MME
  • El-Badri is prepared to trim production if demand falls any further
  • Plus, The London Philharmonic Orchestra is selling its brand to the Middle East
  • Can an orchestra succeed in this region?
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(CNN) -- Facetime with Abdalla Salem El-Badri, Secretary General of OPEC

Abdalla Salem El-Badri, Secretary General of OPEC.

Abdalla Salem El-Badri, Secretary General of OPEC, says $40 a barrel is not enough for oil producing countries in the current economic climate.

In a TV exclusive, Abdalla Salem El-Badri, Secretary General of OPEC, talks to Marketplace Middle East on how $40 per barrel is not enough for oil-producing countries, and the ongoing search for the right balance for the consumer and the producer.

The Secretary General says the Organization is prepared to trim more production if demand continues to fall and urges Non-OPEC producers to do the same.

In focus: London Philharmonic Orchestra

Ever think you'd hear of a Qatar, Abu Dhabi or Dubai Philharmonic Orchestra? Well, it won't be long before you do. The London Philharmonic Orchestra is selling its brand to the Middle East. Can they succeed? Or will they hit the wrong note amidst the global downturn?

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Friday: 0915, 1945
Saturday: 0645
Sunday: 0815

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