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Will Syria's plans to open up its economy to the outside world be put on hold?
Will Syria's plans to open up its economy to the outside world be put on hold?
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • This week MME takes a look at Syria, the sleeping giant
  • Plus, Facetime with Giuseppe Giordo, CEO, Alenia Aeronautica
  • Will unrest in Libya impact the company's future strategy?

(CNN) -- IN FOCUS: Syria: A Sleeping Giant

As international investors remain on edge due to continuing unrest in the region, MME takes a look at Syria. Before the recent turmoil, Syria was on the verge of opening up its economy to the outside world, but will these plans now be put on hold?

FACETIME: Giuseppe Giordo, CEO, Alenia Aeronautica

Over the years, Libya has invested its oil wealth into at least 35 nations around the world. From a stake in the owner of the Financial Times to interests in Italian oil giant Eni and defense firm Finmeccanica. This week MME sat down with the head of Finmeccanica's aerospace arm, Alenia, Giuseppe Giordo and asked him whether unrest in Libya and the region will impact the company's future strategy.

Watch the show this week at the times (GMT) below:

Friday: 0915, 1745
Saturday: 0445
Sunday: 0615,1745
Monday: 0145

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