Definition: This entry records total business spending on fixed assets, such as factories, machinery, equipment, dwellings, and inventories of raw materials, which provide the basis for future production. It is measured gross of the depreciation of the assets, i.e., it includes invesment that merely replaces worn-out or scrapped capital.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Investment (gross fixed) map
Most Influential 2014: the battle for Pimco
Orange County Register - 12/21/2014 8:13:28 AM
Two men, co-founder Bill Gross and new star David Ivascyn, became locked in a high-profile corporate drama that radically changed Pimco's bond management team and challenged its powerful position in the investment ... the world's top fixed-income experts.
Kono Corporation Invites Global Investors to Join the American Currency Value Fund
Oklahoma's Own NewsOn6 - 12/21/2014 3:34:17 AM
How do you feel when your earned money is devaluated by 10% in purchasing power in your country or your money's exchange ... or Institutional Investors. 7) Type of Investment: Convertible Promissory Note. 8) Fixed Annual Return: Ten Percent (10%) / annum.
A Humbled Janus Capital Is Betting on Bill Gross for Its Turnaround
Businessweek - 12/19/2014 9:05:56 AM
The firm is also hiring at least one investment professional to assist Gross. In addition, Janus plans to hire as many as five people to its fixed-income team over the next year, as client deposits expand funds. October and November made for the first two ...
Nigeria Takes Broadband Investment Drive to Doha, Qatar
AllAfrica - 12/16/2014 2:21:29 AM
With an estimated population of 170 million, Nigeria is the largest country ... investment; gross revenues and total net assets. "Beyond providing ICT services to millions of people and beyond the more than $15 billion we have invested in the network ...
Innovation system needed to drive development – OECD
universityworldnews.com - 12/11/2014 6:26:37 PM
According to the study, The OECD-World Bank Review of Science, Technology and Innovation in Vietnam, previous sources of growth were diminishing in power and increasingly putting the country ... to 0.6% of gross domestic product, and public investment ...
Gross Prepares His Remarks
New York Times - 12/17/2014 5:29:24 PM
Gross, an American government contractor ... the Cuban government would be forced to take full responsibility for the country’s economic struggles and lack of freedom. ¿Quiero ver a qué le echarán la culpa ahora del colapso económico y la falta ...
Departure of Pimco's Gross stuns investing world
CBS News - 9/26/2014 4:29:09 PM
Bill Gross, a familiar name to many in the investing world, abruptly announced his resignation from the Pacific Investment Management Corp. (Pimco ... building-out the firm's efforts in global macro fixed income strategies," according to a press release ...
Countries with the most gross fixed investment
Mongabay - 1/24/2010 11:57:35 PM
This entry records total business spending on fixed assets, such as factories, machinery, equipment, dwellings, and inventories of raw materials, which provide the basis for future production. It is measured gross of the depreciation of the assets, i.e ...
‘Record’ Illicit Money Lost by Developing Countries Triples in a Decade
Inter Press Service - 12/16/2014 7:46:35 PM
WASHINGTON, Dec 16 2014 (IPS) - Developing countries are losing money through illicit channels ... or twice the average global growth in gross domestic product (GDP). One of the most common mechanisms for moving this money has been the falsification ...
BMO Global Asset Management Releases 2015-2020 Global Investment Outlook Report
marketwired.com - 12/12/2014 9:57:12 AM
BMO Global Asset Management is a global investment manager delivering service excellence from 24 offices in 14 countries to clients across five ... including equity and fixed income investments in the U.S. and abroad and may be subject to risks associated ...
Egypt: WB Regional Director questions Egypt investment attractions
The North Africa Post - 12/16/2014 10:56:52 AM
The economy has been on its back heel since 2011 and unemployment in the country is more than 10%. The government has said for months it would amend investment regulations ... reduce its budget deficit to 8,5% of gross domestic product from more than ...
Bill Gross told rival Gundlach: ‘I am Kobe, you are LeBron’
Reuters - 10/5/2014 5:30:04 PM
15, just before Gross shocked the investment world on Sept ... in a dispute over management and control of the firm’s fixed-income business. Gross, who is 70, told Gundlach he didn't want to retire, according to Gundlach. He wanted to keep managing ...
India, China to be largest investors in 2030: World Bank
Rediff India Abroad - 6/4/2013 7:13:23 AM
China and India will be the largest investors among developing countries in 2030, accounting for 38 per cent of the global gross investment, says a World Bank report released on Monday. The two countries will also account for almost half the global ...
World's best economies
CNN Money - 8/13/2012 1:31:52 PM
Fueled by a surge in mining activity, the country's gross domestic product grew by 17.3% in 2011 and is on track for another big gain in 2012. Mongolia also leads the world in investment, which registers at 63.6% of its GDP -- by far the highest in the world.
Developing countries to dominate global saving and investment, but the poor will not necessarily share the benefits, says report
The World Bank - 5/15/2013 11:57:47 PM
with the two countries combined representing 38 percent of the global gross investment in 2030, and they will account for almost half of all global manufacturing investment. “GDH clearly highlights the increasing role developing countries will play in ...