Libya is in the grip of the worst factional fighting since its civil war three years ago. The economy in recovery mode for a short term is now crumbling once again.
International staff have been evacuated as militias battling for control of the shattered country bring their conflict to the capital, Tripoli.
CCTV America’s Owen Fairclough has more.
For more on economic impact of the situation in Libya, CCTV America spoke to Hafed al-Ghwell, a Libyan analyst based here in Washington D.C.