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

Related News

Gross running Janus? 'That's not going to happen'
CNBC - 11/16/2014 3:07:12 PM
In September, the so-called Bond King left Newport Beach, California-based Pimco, with its $1.9 trillion under management and the biggest bond fund in the world ... Was Gross through? Had not only Pimco management but also fixed income investors tired ...

Swaziland: World Bank Group Endorses Country’s New Partnership Strategy (2015-2018)
The World Bank - 11/19/2014 11:53:21 PM
In the new strategy the three Bank Group institutions—the World Bank, the IFC, and the Multilateral Investment ... gross exposure of US$69.4 million. The World Bank Group is one of the world's largest sources of funding and knowledge for developing ...

If Pimco Were A Country, It Would Be The Most Unequal Place On The Planet
The Huffington Post - 11/19/2014 4:08:04 PM
Bill Gross and Mohamed El-Erian, former top executives at Pacific Investment Management Co., the nation's largest ... By way of comparison, one of the world's least-equal economies, South Africa, has a Gini coefficient of 0.631, according to the World ...

New Zealand still borrowing for investment amid rising national income
Xinhua News Agency - 11/21/2014 12:56:36 AM
However, investment exceeded domestic saving and New Zealand continued to borrow from the rest of the world to fund investment. Residential building and other construction led a strong rise in investment in the March year. "Investment in fixed assets ...

UN Calls for More Investment in Youths
Voice of America - 11/18/2014 9:06:55 AM
Nations could greatly improve their development prospects by investing in their young, this year’s State of the World Population ... a 6 percent surge in gross domestic product and the quadrupling of per capita incomes in some countries.

G20 Seeks to Streamline Private Investment in Infrastructure
Inter Press Service - 11/18/2014 1:28:47 AM
Together, its membership accounts for some 85 percent of global gross ... capital to the world’s mounting infrastructure deficits. In developing countries alone these needs could require up to a trillion dollars a year of additional investment, though ...

As Nigeria Showcases Her Telecoms Investment Potential
This Day Live - 11/20/2014 2:38:00 AM
All is set for Nigeria to once again showcase the huge untapped investment potential in the nation’s $32 billion telecoms industry at the forthcoming ITU Telecom World 2014 in ... a major contributor to country’s total Gross Domestic Product at 9 ...

Iran nuclear deal could spur rapid growth
CNN Money - 11/21/2014 3:01:16 PM
Related: These countries are getting ... have done major damage. Iran's gross domestic product has shrunk by a quarter over the past three years. But at $1.2 trillion, it's still the world's 18th largest economy. Investment strategists say allowing Iran's ...

What Japan’s recession means for country, world
BusinessMirror. - 11/17/2014 10:34:00 AM
Japan’s economy unexpectedly slid into recession as housing and business investment declined following a sales-tax hike, further clouding the outlook for the global economy. TOKYO—In a surprise, Japan said its economy, the world’s third-biggest ...

George Soros invests $500 million with Bill Gross
Yahoo Finance - 11/20/2014 7:20:09 PM
Soros Fund Management is the private investment ... fixed income space, particularly through its Total Return Fund (NASDAQ:JUCTX-O), which remains the largest bond fund in the world despite hemorrhaging money for the past year and a half or so. Read More ...

EU-China Forum helps groups find trade, investment opportunities
cctv-america.com - 11/18/2014 11:25:54 PM
Europe and China have one of the world’s largest trade relationships, but bilateral foreign investment remains minuscule ... power of citizens in each country. But the U.S. still leads in terms of overall gross domestic product and per capita GDP.

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 ...

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 ...

3 Of The Largest Economies In The World Have Fallen Into Recession
investing.com - 11/19/2014 6:35:24 AM
For the leader of the nation with the 6th largest economy in the world to make such a ... Minister Shinzo Abe to pull the country out of nearly two decades of deflation. The second consecutive quarterly decline in gross domestic product could upend Japan ...

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 ...


Embed this graph in your blog:

Only the top 10 countries will show.
Preview