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.
Bill Gross wins access to some Pimco records in bonus lawsuit
Reuters - 9/26/2016 2:45:10 AM
The case is Gross v. Pacific Investment Management Co et al, California Superior Court, Orange County, No. 2015-00813636. SARAJEVO Bosnia's chief prosecutor has summoned the president of the country's Serb Republic for questioning after he defied the top ...
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.
Turkish Private Equity Deals Signal Investment Appetite After Failed Coup
The Wall Street Journal - 9/26/2016 4:42:42 PM
On Friday, Moody’s MCO-0.26 % Investors Service cut the country’s credit rating to junk from investment ... gross domestic product growth of about 5% since 2002. Managing Partner Serkan Kizil said Taxim Capital, which received money from the World ...
GROSS FIXED CAPITAL FORMATION (% OF GDP) IN LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES UN CLASSIFICATION
tradingeconomics.com - 10/31/2009 11:58:10 PM
IN LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES UN CLASSIFICATION WAS LAST MEASURED AT 25.94 IN 2014, ACCORDING TO THE WORLD BANK. GROSS FIXED CAPITAL FORMATION (FORMERLY GROSS DOMESTIC FIXED INVESTMENT) INCLUDES LAND IMPROVEMENTS (FENCES, DITCHES, DRAINS, AND SO ON); PLANT ...
Chinese national oil companies: giants built on shaky foundations
energypost.eu - 9/26/2016 9:36:11 PM
Making a major additional investment ... gross sandstone reservoirs in other parts of the world). The rapid severe water cut that these fields experienced in the 2005-2010 period suggest they have been producing too fast, maximizing profit in an unstable ...
Sonus Acquires Taqua, A Leading Supplier of IP Communications Systems
Yahoo Finance - 9/26/2016 9:36:11 PM
The acquisition is expected to expand Sonus' fixed portfolio by adding a Class 5 Softswitch ... which are subject to change. Gross margin, operating expenses and diluted earnings per share (loss per share) are presented on both a GAAP and non-GAAP basis.
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 ...
PM proposes plan to assist highly indebted middle-income countries
Jamaica Observer - 9/24/2016 9:21:15 AM
In proposing the HIMIC Initiative during the General Debate of the United Nations General Assembly in New York yesterday, Holness said countries could receive assistance in the form of investment ... on the basis of gross domestic product (GDP) per ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Over the hill. The secular decline of the rate of ‘fixed’ investment in rich countries
rwer.wordpress.com - 8/18/2014 1:33:30 PM
Yes: information on the secular development of the rate of fixed investment ... of the European countries, while Sweden did much better – until the saving rate of households sharply increased, post 2010 (from 11,3 to 14,9% of “gross saving (ESA95 ...
China's Most Misleading Indicator
bloomberg.com - 9/26/2016 8:53:14 PM
This has implications for regulators and investors around the world. Groups such as the International Monetary Fund and the Bank for International Settlements typically monitor debt-to-GDP levels when evaluating a ... comes from fixed-asset investment ...