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This week on Marketplace Middle East: 3 January

updated 12:15 PM EST, Thu December 20, 2012
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • MME talks to V Shankar, CEO of Europe, Middle East, Africa and the Americas at Standard Chartered
  • Political problems: After a turbulent year for the Arab World, there remain a number of challenges ahead
  • MME speaks to Robert Malley from the International Crisis Group about unemployment in the region

MME is a weekly show focusing on the issues, developments and trends that affect the region's business climate.

(CNN) -- THE ROAD AHEAD

From sanctions to growing unemployment, as the winds of change continue to sweep the Arab world, MME takes a look at the new realities for 2013 in an interview with V Shankar, CEO of Europe, Middle East, Africa and the Americas, Standard Chartered. MME got his predictions for the year ahead.

POLITICAL PROBLEMS

From financial crisis to political instability, it's been a turbulent year for the Arab World and a year of political change. There was a shift of power in North Africa, from Tunisia to Egypt, but there are a number of challenges ahead, the main one, unemployment. MME spoke to Robert Malley from the International Crisis Group and asked him about the road ahead.

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