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
Gunldach At Inside Fixed Income On Wed.
etf.com - 10/20/2014 6:09:33 PM
Gundlach, chief executive officer and chief investment officer at DoubleLine, will discuss interest-rate policies around the world ... Bill Gross’ departure from PIMCO for Janus on Sept. 26, 2014. The one-day conference comes at a time fixed-income ...
Terrorism: A Threat to Foreign Direct Investment
econintersect.com - 10/20/2014 1:27:23 AM
Terrorism around the world is a problem for foreign direct investment (FDI). For example ... that these reductions amounted to 7.6 percent and 34.8 percent of annual gross fixed capital formation for Spain and Greece, respectively. Clearly, this means ...
Germany, France to draw up investment plans
Lancaster Online - 10/20/2014 11:21:31 AM
BERLIN (AP) — Germany and France agreed Monday to draw up proposals by the beginning of December to boost investment ... gross domestic product within two years. "We are determined to do everything together to strengthen investment in our countries ...
Germany, France to seek deal on investment, reforms
7 News Yahoo - 10/20/2014 3:53:32 PM
and it was up to each country to do what it felt appropriate. German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel, a Social Democrat closer to France's governing Socialists than the conservative Schaeuble, said Berlin should raise the share of investment in gross ...
World Bank suggests economic drain if Ebola spreads into neighbouring African countries
The Economic Times - 10/15/2014 12:43:12 AM
Christine Lagarde, managing director of the IMF, was seen wearing a button that read: "Isolate Ebola, Not Countries ... chief investment officer of Cumberland Advisors, wrote in a report late last week, addressing the potential fallout on gross domestic ...
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 ... which provide the basis for future production. It is measured gross of the depreciation of the assets, i.e., it includes investment that merely replaces worn-out or scrapped ...
Bill Gross told rival Gundlach: ‘I am Kobe, you are LeBron’
Reuters - 10/5/2014 5:30:04 PM
Two of the biggest-ever names in fixed-income investing ... In the week of Sept. 15, just before Gross shocked the investment world on Sept. 26 by storming out of Pimco, he approached Gundlach and dropped a bombshell. According to Gundlach, Gross said ...
China overseas investment almost doubles in September: Govt
AsiaOne - 10/16/2014 9:10:16 AM
China has been actively acquiring foreign assets, particularly energy and resources, to power the world's ... from destination countries -- along with policy support from Beijing and foreign governments. "We believe China's overseas investment and ...
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 ...
The most corrupt countries in the world
USA Today - 7/14/2013 7:01:44 AM
More than half of the world's population believes corruption in the public sector is a very serious problem. Liberia and Mongolia are the two most corrupt countries ... unpopular in much of the country yet provide direct investment and jobs.
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
In less than a generation, global saving and investment will be dominated by the developing world, says the ... investors among developing countries, with the two countries combined representing 38 percent of the global gross investment in 2030, and ...
India became third largest economy in 2011: World Bank
The Hindu - 4/30/2014 6:50:04 PM
In a matter of six years, India emerged as the world’s third-largest economy in 2011 from being the tenth ... China now has the largest share of the world’s expenditure for investment (gross fixed capital formation) followed by the US at 13 per cent.
The US Spends Pathetically Little On Infrastructure Compared To The Rest Of The Civilized World
The Business Insider - 8/20/2013 5:37:53 PM
"Even Eurozone countries like Spain, Italy, and France have higher levels of spending, as does Japan at 21.2% of GDP is spending." Lee's definition of fixed investment comes from the CIA which "records total business spending on fixed assets, such as ...
STATS: China's fixed investment in mining is putting the rest of the world to shame
Mining - 1/18/2013 7:07:03 PM
According to the National Bureau of Statistics of China the country ... fixed-asset investment in the mining industry reached $211 billion (CNY 1,312.9 billion) in 2012, an increase of 11.8% over 2011. Fixed-asset investment in coal mining – China is the ...