The United Arab Emirates' economy grew 3.6% in 2023, the Gulf state's central bank said in its annual report on Thursday, and projected overall output growth to rebound to 3.9% in 2024 on the back of a recovery in various economic sectors.

The UAE economy grew 4.3% year-on-year in the fourth quarter, preliminary government data showed last month, with non-oil economic growth vastly outperforming overall GDP.

But a decline in oil activity last year on lower production and prices weighed on full year growth.

(Reporting by Tala Ramadan; Editing by Toby Chopra)