Dubai economy grows by 3.4% in 2011

Emirate's growth was propelled by strong trade flows and rising tourist numbers
Dubai economy grows by 3.4% in 2011
Dubai saw its gross domestic product rise to US$83.4bn last year.
By Reuters
Tue 29 May 2012 12:12 PM

Dubai's economy expanded by 3.4 percent in 2011, helped by strong trade flows and rising tourist numbers, Arif Obaid al-Muhairi, executive director of the Gulf Arab emirate's statistics office was quoted as saying on Tuesday.

One of seven UAE saw its gross domestic product rise to AED306.2bn (US$83.4bn) last year from AED296.1bn in 2010, Muhairi was quoted as saying at Dubai Statistics Center's website.

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