REVEALED: The UAE's 30 most profitable companies

Arabian Business reveals the UAE firms that posted the largest profits in 2011
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30. Tabreed \nSector: Services \n2011 profit: US$49m
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29. Dubai Investments \nSector: Finance \n2011 profit: US$55m
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28. Orient Insurance \nSector: Finance \n2011 profit: US$56m
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27. Aramex \nSector: Logistics \n2011 profit: US$58m
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26. Drake & Scull International \nSector: Construction \n2011 profit: US$60m
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25. Abu Dhabi Aviation \nSector: Transport \n2011 profit: US$69m
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24. Bank of Sharjah \nSector: Banking \n2011 profit: US$69m
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23. Abu Dhabi National Hotels \nSector: Hospitality \n2011 profit: US$72m
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22. Air Arabia \nSector: Transport \n2011 profit: US$74.6m
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21. National Bank of Fujairah \nSector: Banking \n2011 profit: US$77m
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20. Invest Bank \nSector: Banking \n2011 profit: US$86m
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19. National Bank of Umm Al Qawain \nSector: Banking \n2011 profit: US$87m
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18. United Arab Bank \nSector: Banking \n2011 profit: US$90m
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17. Sorouh \nSector: Real estate \n2011 profit: US$104m
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16. Dana Gas \nSector: Energy \n2011 profit: US$138m
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15. Aldar \nSector: Real estate \n2011 profit: US$175m
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14. TAQA \nSector: Energy \n2011 profit: US$205m
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13. Mashreq \nSector: Banking \n2011 profit: US$223m
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12. Commercial Bank of Dubai \nSector: Banking \n2011 profit: US$224m
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11. Dubai Islamic Bank \nSector: Banking \n2011 profit: US$275m
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10. Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank \nSector: Banking \n2011 profit: US$315m
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9. RAK Bank \nSector: Banking \n2011 profit: US$328m
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8. Union National Bank \nSector: Banking \n2011 profit: US$409m
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7. Emaar \nSector: Real estate \n2011 profit: US$489m
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6. Emirates NBD \nSector: Banking \n2011 profit: US$689m
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5. Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank \nSector: Banking \n2011 profit: US$824m
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4. First Gulf Bank \nSector: Banking \n2011 profit: US$1.01bn
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3. National Bank of Abu Dhabi\nSector: Banking \n2011 profit: US$1.01bn
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2. DP World \nSector: Shipping \n2011 profit: US$1.48bn\n\n* 2011 financial results were not available at the time of publication, so profit is extrapolated from 1H11.
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1. Etisalat \nSector: Telecoms \n2011 profit: US$1.59bn