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REVEALED: Dubai Shopping Festival's biggest spenders

Foreign shoppers spent nearly US$500m during this year’s Dubai Shopping Festival

REVEALED: Dubai Shopping Festival's biggest spenders
1. Russians

\n2012 spending amount: US$122.6m

\n2011 spending amount: US$26.9m

\nSpending increase: 356.6%

REVEALED: Dubai Shopping Festival's biggest spenders
2. Saudi Arabians

\n2012 spending amount: US$106.4m

\n2011 spending amount: US$39.5m

\nSpending increase: 169.7%

REVEALED: Dubai Shopping Festival's biggest spenders
3. United Kingdom

\n2012 spending amount: US$92.7m

\n2011 spending amount: US$44.5m

\nSpending increase: 108.4%

REVEALED: Dubai Shopping Festival's biggest spenders
4. Chinese

\n2012 spending amount: US$83.5m

\n2011 spending amount: US$41.7m

\nSpending increase: 100.2%

REVEALED: Dubai Shopping Festival's biggest spenders
5. Americans

\n2012 spending amount: US$68.3m

\n2011 spending amount: US$29.4m

\nSpending increase: 132.5%

REVEALED: Dubai Shopping Festival's biggest spenders
6. Angolans

\n2012 spending amount: US$36.6m

\n2011 spending amount: US$11.5m

\nSpending increase: 219.2%

REVEALED: Dubai Shopping Festival's biggest spenders
7. Indians

\n2012 spending amount: US$35.6m

\n2011 spending amount: US$16.8m

\nSpending increase: 111.7%

REVEALED: Dubai Shopping Festival's biggest spenders
8. Kuwaitis

\n2012 spending amount: US$27.5m

\n2011 spending amount: US$13.4m

\nSpending increase: 105.1%

REVEALED: Dubai Shopping Festival's biggest spenders
9. French

\n2012 spending amount: US$27.3m

\n2011 spending amount: US$13.6m

\nSpending increase: 99.9%

REVEALED: Dubai Shopping Festival's biggest spenders
10. Kazakhs

\n2012 spending amount: US$24.5m

\n2011 spending amount: US$18.7m

\nSpending increase: 30.8%