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, 2014See also: Investment (gross fixed) map
List of countries by gross fixed investment as percentage of GDP
wow.com - 12/5/1990 11:58:07 PM
This is the list of countries by gross fixed investment as percentage of GDP ... The list is based on the CIA World Factbook data.  Dependent territories and not fully recognized states are not ranked. Country Investment 2008 est.
Global Investment – The Role of Emerging Markets
bankunderground.co.uk - 9/22/2016 11:56:56 PM
This note makes two observations: 1) Despite weak investment in advanced economies, investment is not weak globally – as a share of world GDP, capital investment ... measure of capital investment – gross fixed capital formation. Is global investment ...
GROSS FIXED CAPITAL FORMATION - PRIVATE SECTOR (% OF GDP) IN LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES UN CLASSIFICATION
tradingeconomics.com - 9/13/2016 8:18:33 PM
GROSS FIXED CAPITAL FORMATION; PRIVATE SECTOR (% OF GDP) IN LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES UN CLASSIFICATION WAS LAST MEASURED AT 17.67 IN 2014, ACCORDING TO THE WORLD BANK. PRIVATE INVESTMENT COVERS GROSS OUTLAYS BY THE PRIVATE SECTOR (INCLUDING PRIVATE ...
India has the 9th largest market capitalisation in the world
caclubindia.com - 9/21/2016 5:50:04 AM
India is the ninth largest country in the world in terms of market capitalisation of $1.66 trillion (Rs.100 lakh crore) and its market capitalization-to-gross domestic product ... bringing diversification in their investment portfolios.
Gross Fixed Capital Formation
economicshelp.org - 12/13/2012 11:53:07 PM
Investment increases both aggregate demand, but also increases future productive capacity. The UK and US economy are more geared towards consumption spending. The global average for gross fixed capital formation is 20% Some of the poorest countries ...
Energy investments go where they are needed most
Gulf News - 9/25/2016 3:10:49 PM
Yet, “coal retained its position as the world’s second-largest primary fuel” though it is affected by climate change policy in many countries ... from a long term fixed feed in rates, which are falling and encouraging more investment.
Spotify is causing a major problem for economists
The Business Insider - 9/25/2016 1:37:46 PM
Pomeroy also suggests — controversially — that in a world of falling prices ... GDP — are all trending to zero at the same time, in numerous countries. They usually move independently of each other. My question is, when all these trend to zero ...
Capital expenditure fails to pick up pace
Ekantipur - 9/25/2016 1:09:08 PM
Timely and quality capital spending is a must for a developing country ... investment, create jobs and accelerate economic growth. A report prepared by the National Planning Commission says every rupee that the government contributes to gross fixed capital ...
Chinese Investment Stokes Global Coal Growth
The Diplomat - 9/24/2016 8:09:40 AM
This is despite commitments from China’s top leaders to deliver clean energy and low carbon infrastructure for developing countries. The world’s largest carbon ... Jinping agreed to strictly control public investment for overseas projects with high ...
Bill Gross: Two countries with better investment prospects than the U.S.
Investment News - 10/3/2010 11:59:22 PM
Bill Gross, manager of the world’s biggest bond fund, said developing economies such as Brazil and South Korea offer attractive investment opportunities as growth in developed markets including the U.S. has slowed. Brazil offers real interest rates of 8 ...
Worrying for growth: Gross capital formation contracts first time in seven years
Financial Express - 7/21/2016 12:44:12 AM
While the International Monetary Fund’s July World Economic Outlook shows India remains the fastest growing economy since last year, the investment cycle in the ... of companies also remains stressed. Gross fixed capital formation, an indicator of ...
PowerShares Launches Variable Rate Investment Grade Portfolio (VRIG)
Market Watch - 9/22/2016 8:54:59 AM
The ETF will be actively managed by IFI, which collectively has more than 34 years of experience in fixed income ... a wide range of investment strategies and vehicles to our clients around the world. Operating in more than 20 countries, the firm is ...
World Bank: Superbugs Will Push More into Poverty
US News and World Report - 9/19/2016 7:35:38 PM
The rise of drug-resistant bacteria will cause an economic devastation that will be equal to or worse than the Great Recession, says a report released Monday by the World ... countries – into extreme poverty by 2050. It projects that annual global gross ...
Causes of the G7 fixed investment doldrums
voxeu.org - 11/27/2014 1:39:35 AM
World ... fixed assets).  The financial account is used for Japan, whereas the capital account is used for other countries. In the capital account, net lending/borrowing equals gross saving (profits after dividends) plus capital transfers (e.g ...