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
U.S. Third Quarter Second Gross Domestic Product (Text)
Bloomberg - 11/25/2014 1:23:28 PM
and in residential fixed investment that were partly offset by a downturn in imports and an upturn in federal government spending. The price index for gross domestic purchases, which measures prices paid by U.S. residents, increased 1.4 percent in the ...
Bill Gross & Janus Get A Very Large Vote of Confidence
Investor Place - 11/24/2014 7:58:22 PM
This past year for bond king Bill Gross ... in the investment management world. The separate managed account will follow a global unconstrained approach to bond investing. Basically, Gross will have carte blanche to invest in any bond, from any country ...
Swaziland: World Bank Group Endorses Country’s New Partnership Strategy (2015-2018)
Press Release Point - 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 - 11/24/2014 11:44:26 AM
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 ...
Budget gives impetus to investment: PM
Fiji Live - 11/23/2014 12:32:45 AM
“The proof is the visits here this week of the leaders of the world’s two largest countries ... “As a result of sound investment policies, private sector investment is now at 15 percent of the Gross Domestic Product, a feat we have achieved only ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Bill Gross told rival Gundlach: ‘I am Kobe, you are LeBron’
Reuters - 10/5/2014 5:30:04 PM
15, just before Gross shocked the investment world on Sept. 26 by storming out of Pimco ... in a dispute over management and control of the firm’s fixed-income business. Gross, who is 70, told Gundlach he didn't want to retire, according to Gundlach.
World's best economies
CNN Money - 8/13/2012 1:31:52 PM
Fueled by a surge in mining activity, the country's gross domestic product grew by 17.3% in 2011 and is on track for another big gain in 2012. Mongolia also leads the world in investment, which registers at 63.6% of its GDP -- by far the highest in the world.
The most corrupt countries in the world
USA Today - 7/14/2013 7:01:44 AM
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.
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 ...
Chinese bonds world's best fixed-income investment, says EM specialist
Sydney Morning Herald - 10/26/2014 8:47:04 PM
Australian superannuation funds are missing out on "the most compelling fixed-income investment ... the world are outright going to lose money because yields are going up and currencies are going down." Authorities in China and other emerging countries ...