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
India's Foreign Investment Changes Aid UK Student Housing Market
worldpropertyjournal.com - 1/27/2015 8:26:51 AM
Now the threshold for investment in real estate outside the country is for the equivalent of USD 125000 ... than a comparable buy-to-let property in the same city. The average gross cash rental yields for the student property sector in the North West ...
Build the foundation of the country and ‘Make in India’ will follow
The Economic Times - 1/29/2015 1:00:40 AM
Foreign investment and foreign demand have ... Domestic savings have dipped by a whopping 6% of the GDP, gross fixed capital formation growth is at rock bottom, the private sector is in deep debt, NPAs of banks have risen to 5.32% and are climbing.
New database gives world cities tools for change
The Star - 1/26/2015 2:11:38 PM
It can be argued that cities make the world go around. Cities are the main economic drivers in many countries — consider 70 per cent of the world’s current gross domestic product ... about a $57-trillion (U.S.) investment in new infrastructure ...
Indian Diaspora Investment Initiative would create jobs: USAID Administrator Raj Shah
Economic Times - 1/27/2015 1:06:01 PM
Investors can expect fixed interest payments every six months ... us to connect members of the Indian-American diaspora to development in their country of heritage through investment," Pryce said.
World Telecom Services - Markets & Players
The Street - 1/27/2015 2:17:36 PM
A dataset dedicated to service revenues and usages with data and forecasts up to 2018 for 29 countries ... releases/world-telecom-services---markets--players-300026223.html SOURCE Reportlinker Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link reveal their investment tactics ...
The Eurozone faces headwinds on weaker investment prospects
Yahoo Finance - 1/27/2015 8:15:31 PM
The International Monetary Fund, or IMF, had in fact expected the area to perform even better, GDP-growth-wise (gross domestic product). In its “World Economic Outlook ... However, weaker investment prospects will offset these positive developments.
Most money in Bill Gross' new Janus fund came from Gross himself
Los Angeles Times - 1/23/2015 1:07:47 AM
Thursday's disclosure marked another turn in a tumultuous, and in many ways humbling, year for Gross, who in September abruptly left Newport Beach-based Pacific Investment Management Co., the firm he co-founded and built into the world's largest fixed ...
Calculating the Risks and Rewards for the U.S.-EU Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)
Economy Watch - 1/23/2015 5:28:28 PM
The negotiation directives published by the EU Council clearly define the EU objectives for the TTIP: “to increase trade and investment ... by other countries. The EU Commission calculates an extra $120 billion surplus to the world economy, a major ...
Gross eats his own cooking at Janus, putting more than $700M in his fund
Investment News - 1/22/2015 6:34:04 PM
Janus shares rose as much as 9.9%, the most since the firm announced Mr. Gross's decision to join, as it attracted the first net subscriptions in more than five years. Janus drew money across fixed-income ... the financial world by joining Denver-based ...
Real Estate Investment Specialist Mike Conlon Hits Amazon Best-Seller List
Broadway World - 1/26/2015 9:49:46 PM
no b.s. insight on today's investment world as he is highly educated, spent 10 plus successful years in the financial planning field, and the last 12 years as one of the most successful affordable housing owners in the country. Mike tailors his business ...
Investment minister blames economy decline on energy
egyptindependent.com - 1/22/2015 10:27:19 AM
“Luring foreign direct investment back to the country after the uncertainty caused by the Arab Spring in 2010 is crucial to reducing the country’s deficit – currently 15 percent of gross domestic product – and achieving growth of 3.5 percent this ...
Seeing Global Opportunity, S&P Dow Jones Indices Sets Aggressive Expansion of its Fixed Income Business
Market Watch - 1/26/2015 9:25:18 AM
"Our goal is to offer investors around the world, and the companies that service them, the indices required to build solutions for all parts of an investment ... the Pan-Asia family of fixed income indices which includes 10 countries and over 120 indices ...
Congress and Lack of Immigration Reform: A Study on How to Undermine the U.S. Economy and America's Place in the World
The Huffington Post - 1/20/2015 10:15:22 AM
Unlike auto factories and steel mills, the key assets of knowledge-based industries are not fixed; they consist of highly educated ... new hot commodity and represent an inflow of investment into our country. Here's the result: While the United States ...
India to be world's fastest growing big economy by 2017: World Bank
Zee News - 1/14/2015 11:37:03 PM
According to the Washington-based World Bank`s Global Economic Prospects (GEP) report, India`s gross domestic product (GDP ... But the international investment bank, Goldman Sachs, expects India`s growth rate to nudge past China`s a year earlier than ...
A Few Reasons Why Nike Is A Good Long-Term Investment
Seeking Alpha - 1/28/2015 3:28:00 PM
This can be deduced from its increases in ASPs (6% up in the last quarter), higher gross margins ... in specific countries (like Mexico and Korea). With almost 25% of the global athletic footwear market, efficient world-wide operations, and effective ...