Country Comparison > Investment (gross fixed)

RankCountryInvestment (gross fixed) (%)
1China54.2
2Equatorial Guinea49
3Cape Verde45.4
4Sao Tome and Principe45.2
5Congo, Republic of the41.8
6Belarus39.7
7Lesotho38.8
8Armenia35.4
9Kosovo35
10Vietnam34.6
11Lebanon34.4
12Seychelles33.8
13Algeria33
14India32.8
15Indonesia32
16Georgia31.2
17Nicaragua30.9
18Morocco30.8
19Macedonia30.3
20Albania29.9
21Chad29.6
22Ecuador29.6
23Gabon28.6
24Qatar27.8
25Iran27.6
26Gambia, The27.6
27Botswana27.6
28Korea, South27.4
29Sri Lanka27.3
30Panama27.1
31Kyrgyzstan27
32Oman26.9
33Mozambique26.9
34Australia26.8
35Thailand26.2
36Tanzania26.1
37Kuwait26.1
38Peru25.6
39Guyana25.4
40Belize25.3
41Tunisia25.2
42Haiti25
43Honduras24.7
44Bangladesh24.7
45Senegal24.7
46Romania24.6
47Sudan24.6
48Bahrain24.6
49Mauritius24.5
50Cambodia24.3
51Czech Republic23.9
52Uganda23.9
53Moldova23.5
54Singapore23.4
55Slovakia23.2
56Chile23.2
57Colombia23
58Bolivia23
59Ethiopia22.9
60Malawi22.7
61Argentina22.6
62Canada22.6
63Latvia22.4
64Rwanda22.2
65Benin22.1
66Guinea22.1
67Montenegro22
68Hong Kong21.9
69Zimbabwe21.9
70Turkey21.8
71Spain21.7
72Syria21.6
73Estonia21.5
74Jordan21.3
75Russia21.3
76Namibia21.2
77Burundi21.2
78Switzerland21.1
79United Arab Emirates21.1
80Mexico21.1
81Taiwan21
82Austria21
83Bulgaria20.9
84Japan20.9
85Burkina Faso20.9
86Poland20.9
87Belgium20.8
88Jamaica20.7
89Zambia20.7
90Italy20.5
91Uruguay20.5
92Norway20.3
93Malaysia20.1
94Croatia20.1
95Costa Rica20
96Ukraine20
97Slovenia19.9
98Ghana19.9
99France19.8
100Ireland19.7
101New Zealand19.7
102Israel19.6
103Cameroon19.6
104Luxembourg19.4
105Philippines19.3
106Brazil19.3
107Finland19.2
108Saudi Arabia19.1
109Papua New Guinea19
110Madagascar18.9
111Netherlands18.6
112South Africa18.4
113Sweden18.3
114Kazakhstan18.3
115Germany18.2
116Tajikistan18.1
117Portugal18
118Lithuania17.7
119Togo17.7
120Venezuela17.6
121Denmark17.3
122Yemen17.2
123Dominica17.1
124Dominican Republic17.1
125Azerbaijan17.1
126Serbia17
127Paraguay17
128Malta16.8
129Hungary16.7
130Kenya15.8
131Burma15.7
132Eritrea15.6
133Guatemala15.2
134Egypt14.8
135Greece14.7
136United Kingdom14.3
137Iceland14.1
138Niger13.8
139Nigeria13.8
140El Salvador13.5
141Angola13.4
142United States12.4
143Trinidad and Tobago12
144Pakistan11.8
145Swaziland11.5
146Cote d'Ivoire11
147Cuba10.5
148Iraq10.1
149Turkmenistan6
150Libya2.8

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, 2012

See also: Investment (gross fixed) map

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