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This week on Marketplace Middle East

August 10, 2012 -- Updated 0937 GMT (1737 HKT)
This week, MME is looking to the ancient city of Jerusalem as a gateway to the country's business future.
This week, MME is looking to the ancient city of Jerusalem as a gateway to the country's business future.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • This week MME focuses on the relationship between Israel and the "new" Egypt
  • Boosting economic growth is a top priority for politicians in Egypt
  • In Israel, entrepreneur Erel Margalit sees Jerusalem as a gateway to the business future

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

(CNN) -- This week Marketplace Middle East focuses on the relationship between Israel and the "new" Egypt.

IN FOCUS: Egypt's Ramadan professions

Egypt is still forging its new foreign policy. Domestically, however, boosting economic growth is a top priority. The country has been struggling to get back on its feet since its revolution last year. But for some Egyptians, business is picking up. And it has a lot to do with Islam's holiest month

FACETIME: Erel Margalit, Jerusalem Venture Partners

Technology is one of Israel's key industries. In fact, high tech products account for around 45% of its exports. But while many consider Tel Aviv Israel's Silicon Valley, Erel Margalit is looking to the ancient city of Jerusalem as a gateway to the country's business future.

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