UAE non-oil growth to accelerate in 2018 chief

ABU DHABI, Sept 17 (Reuters) – The non-oil sector of the United Arab Emirates economy is expected to grow 3.1 percent this year, accelerating to 3.5 percent next year, central bank governor Mubarak Rashid al-Mansouri said on Sunday.

Speaking to a meeting of Arab central bank governors, he said the UAE economy was enjoying sustained growth despite low oil prices because it was diversified. (Reporting by Stanley Carvalho; Writing by Andrew Torchia)

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