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
The World Can’t Devalue Against Itself, Says Bill Gross
Value Walk - 3/2/2015 11:57:04 AM
Bill Gross has an important message for the world – but first he wants to let everyone know that if he could be a dog, it would be a Golden Retriever….. The rationale for a country intentionally ... in this month’s Investment Outlook.
Morocco Ranks Third Among Developing Countries in 2014 Internet Index
moroccoworldnews.com - 3/5/2015 8:04:26 AM
public sector and civil society organizations whose objective is to make internet more affordable around the world. According to the report, although Rwanda secured the top spot among developing countries, Morocco has the top score among all developing ...
Janus' Bill Gross warns on dangers of low interest rates
Reuters - 3/2/2015 3:24:39 PM
Central banks around the world, particularly in developed ... King" for his decades-long run of successful returns, Gross shocked fixed-income markets last year when he quit bond giant Pacific Investment Management Co (Pimco) on Sept.
Bill Gross: Hunker Down for Global Currency War
Think Advisor - 3/1/2015 11:54:05 PM
Writing in his March investment outlook ... a move that Gross says, in a novel explanation “seldom” addressed by other analysts, is the reason the U.S. has led the world in global growth since the financial crisis. Likening the current period to ...
The 10 Most Innovative Countries In The World
Motley Fool UK - 3/3/2015 5:53:47 PM
It sure sounds great, but according to the Global Innovation Index 2014 — published by the Cornell University, INSEAD, and the World ... investment net inflows How much money flows into the country in the form of investments (as a percentage of GDP ...
Oil rich Gulf countries ‘receive relatively high FDI’
Trade Arabia - 3/2/2015 2:05:55 PM
The ‘Foreign Direct Investment and Inclusive Growth: The impacts on social progress,’ compared data from the Social Progress Index, a measurement of growth and performance beyond gross domestic product (GDP) and FDI metrics for 132 countries.
As World’s Hottest Economy Unravels, Nigerians Feel the Squeeze
Bloomberg - 3/6/2015 3:09:46 AM
Yes, the country was a rising African power and yes, it had become the world’s fastest-growing major economy ... growth rates — figures not even matched by China. Nigeria’s gross domestic product swelled to over $520 billion, edging out South ...
Australia’s economy still grows at a decent pace despite the fall in mining investment.
worldpoliticsjournal.com - 3/4/2015 10:38:56 PM
Gross domestic product rose 2.5 per ... a result of the end of the mining investment boom that boosted the rate of economic growth over the past decade and helped the country to go through the global financial crisis relatively unscathed.
'Two Algerias': Country gripped by economic debate
Al JAZEERA - 3/2/2015 7:39:22 AM
Algiers - Amid a global collapse in oil prices, Algeria, which derives 30 percent of its gross ... open to the world." Othmani said Algeria's economy has traditionally been closed to foreign investment for cultural reasons; mainly the country's ...
Minister: Malaysian businesses must support Muslim events to increase country’s trade and investment
themalaymailonline.com - 3/5/2015 9:23:11 AM
... all countries,” he said at the soft launch of the 6 th Muslim World Biz 2015 here today. Hamim said Islamic countries, with a population of 1.7 billion, worldwide, and a combined Gross Development Value of US$2.0 trillion (RM7.29 trillion), had the ...
Live from Mobile World Congress: FCC head makes spirited defense of net neutrality ruling
Telecom Reseller - 3/5/2015 1:05:05 PM
Speaking in the final keynote session of the day here at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Wheeler claimed: “This is no more regulating the Internet than the First Amendment regulates free speech in our country.” Despite determined probing from GSMA ...
Latvia’s GDP grew by 2.4% in 2014: Swedbank foresees 1.9% growth for 2015.
The Baltic Times - 3/4/2015 8:58:43 PM
Investment performance improved a bit in the fourth quarter, but activity remained very weak. Gross fixed capital formation rose by marginal ... This will cause an even bigger fall in exports to Russia and CIS countries including a negative impact on ...
Malawi: Economists Blame Investors As Malawi Remains World's Poorest
AllAfrica - 2/20/2015 6:32:29 AM
The World Bank recently ranked Malawi the poorest country in the world with 2.26 Gross Domestic Product per capital (GDP ... This is due to insufficient investment. The country's economy grows when new companies are formed in the country and they expand.
Bill Gross Goes to the Dogs
The Wall Street Journal - 3/2/2015 8:39:37 PM
Bill Gross is going to the dogs. Literally. The Janus Capital money manager, whose monthly investment letters are famous for their ... pivots to the issue of negative interest rates. All the world’s major central banks have been pushing interest rates ...
Gross Warns On Dangers Of Low Interest Rates
Financial Advisor Magazine - 3/2/2015 3:24:39 PM
Central banks around the world ... investment portfolio. Own high-quality bonds and low P/E (price to earnings), high-quality stocks if you want to stay out of the doghouse." Known as the "Bond King" for his decades-long run of returns, Gross shocked fixed ...