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