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UAE tops Arab countries in advertising spending

The UAE has topped the list of Arab countries in terms of spending on advertising followed by Saudi Arabia and Kuwait in the first half of this year, KUNA has reported. The Pan Arab Research Center (PARC)-Kuwait Office has said that the UAE spent $696m on adverting, while Saudi Arabia spent $647m and Kuwait $451m in the January-June period, accounting for 8% of Arab world's total advertising spending.