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
World Bank cuts Rwanda's 2014 growth forecast
Reuters - 8/28/2014 9:46:54 AM
KIGALI Aug 28 (Reuters) - The World Bank has ... foreign direct investment, the Bank said, and help transform the economy into a net exporter," the Bank said. Rwanda's growth rate averaged 8.2 percent from 2006 to 2012 in a country hailed by investors ...
The Fab 5: Great Charts That Translate Into Investment Ideas
Seeking Alpha - 8/28/2014 2:15:55 AM
Investors remain skeptical about Japan, especially in light of negative second-quarter GDP (Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is the monetary value of all the finished goods and services produced within a country ... Investment implication: Don't abandon fixed ...
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 ...
Turkey and World Bank Group Reinforce Cooperation on Improving Islamic Finance and the Country’s Investment Climate
The World Bank - 10/30/2013 6:58:20 PM
Turkey joined the World Bank in 1947. Today, the Bank’s portfolio is concentrated and strategically focused, with 11 investment projects and US ... Turkey is MIGA’s 8th largest country by gross exposure, representing about 4.2 percent of MIGA’s ...
Growth of Macau’s economy slows to 8.1 pct in real terms in second quarter of 2014
Macauhub - 9/1/2014 7:47:37 AM
Investment was the main driver of economic growth, with gross fixed capital formation rising 52.7 percent ... such as agriculture and diamond mining in that area of the country, said the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).
European Commercial Investment by U.S. Institutions Increases 75 Percent in 2014
World Property Channel - 8/28/2014 7:59:31 AM
Notwithstanding expanding investment volumes in domestic ... Top Global Retail Market Paris is the world's hottest global retail market attracting 50 new brands last year, while France is ranked as the leading country for new entrants.
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 10 Richest Countries in the World
Daily Finance - 11/18/2010 11:54:55 PM
To understand which nation has the most income, 24/7 Wall St. used Gross National Income (GNI) as a measure. We ranked the ten countries with the highest GNI per capita using the most recent data available from the World Bank. To factor in a nation's ...
The World's 5 Most Workaholic Countries
The Motley Fool - 1/25/2014 12:28:49 PM
So which are the most workaholic countries ... populous in the world. Roughly half of South Koreans claim no religion, while about a quarter each are Buddhist or Christian. South Korea's population is around 50 million, and its gross domestic product ...
The US Spends Pathetically Little On Infrastructure Compared To The Rest Of The Civilized World
The Business Insider - 8/20/2013 9:34:07 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 ...
Countries with highest per capita GDP
Rediff Business - 12/18/2009 12:38:28 PM
Per capita gross domestic product is an approximation ... primarily insurance, reinsurance, investment funds and special purpose vehicles. The country has the world's fifth largest oil reserves. The Kuwait Stock Exchange, which has about 200 firms listed ...
The most corrupt countries in the world
USA Today - 7/13/2013 11:59:24 PM
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.
Countries Overloaded With Debt
CNBC - 10/28/2009 2:36:13 PM
Out of the world's 75 largest economies, the United States has the 20th largest as debt-to-GDP ratio, standing at 94.3%, with a gross external ... places where marginal investment is high, you should see net lending from rich countries to poor countries ...
Poor Countries Shouldn’t Sacrifice Growth to Fight Climate Change
Businessweek - 8/29/2014 5:45:19 PM
So far, rich countries have largely failed on that front, providing somewhere around 0.2 percent of developing-country gross domestic ... in the rich world might be an appropriate source of revenue to provide additional investment for research on reducing ...
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 ...