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
Australia leans on TD-LTE for NBN fixed-wireless success
Mobile World Live - 7/28/2015 7:49:58 AM
Ovum said that NBN’s wholesale pricing allows the country’s retail operators to offer the lowest pricing per gigabyte per month in the world on a comparable network. Fletcher said he thinks this demonstrates the high quality of the fixed-wireless offering.
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 ...
ECB European Central Bank : Euro area economic and financial developments by institutional sector: 1st quarter 2015
4 Traders - 7/31/2015 8:36:31 AM
As a result, euro area net lending to the rest of the world increased ... Euro area net non-financial investment decreased (2.0% after 2.3% of net disposable income) as the growth in gross fixed capital formation was more than offset by the decline ...
Codelco halts world's largest open pit copper mine over strike
Mining - 7/27/2015 11:57:31 PM
A week-long strike by contract workers at world ... a $25 billion investment plan aimed to expand its decades-old flagship mines and search for new high-grade deposits. Copper, which accounts for 60% of Chile's exports and 15% of gross domestic product ...
Will China Become The World’s Superpower?
Value Walk - 8/1/2015 2:44:34 AM
A recent Fortune article suggests that China is the second largest economy in the world, but the International Monetary Fund actually disagrees with this verdict. The IMF has already reported that China has exceeded the Gross Domestic Product (GDP ...
World Bank Predicts Considerable Growth and Drop in Poverty Rate for Rwanda
Economy Watch - 7/20/2015 5:53:35 PM
Latest news about the state of the world economy ... garner help from the medium term investment. Although Rwanda’s gross domestic product (GDP) investment of 24% was a little above average for low/medium income countries, it was still mostly financed ...
It’s been 10 years since China ended the yuan’s fixed exchange rate
Market Watch - 7/21/2015 1:53:11 AM
On July 21, 2005 Chinese monetary policy makers surprised the country’s trade partners by revaluing the yuan 2.1% higher against the dollar, ending a fixed exchange-rate ... first opened China to foreign investment. World leaders applauded the system ...
Bill Gross: We Need Bill Gross Now More Than Ever
Dealbreaker - 7/30/2015 9:23:38 PM
and not so well for all other EZ countries in between…Historically, the Fed and almost all other central banks have comfortably relied on a model which assumes that lower and lower yields will stimulate not only asset prices but investment spending in ...
China Is a Special Developing Country
New York Times - 7/27/2015 10:10:08 PM
There’s no debate that China is a developing country, given its per capita gross domestic product ... Economic Cooperation leaders pledged to achieve free and open trade and investment in the Asia-Pacific region by 2010 for developed members and 2020 ...
Allied World Lags Q2 Earnings on Higher Catastrophe Losses - Analyst Blog
NASDAQ - 7/23/2015 10:33:22 AM
Gross ... company's investment portfolio fell to 0.3% as of Jun 30, 2015 as against 1.4% recorded on June 14, 2014. The lower return was due to unrealized losses within the fixed income portfolio that, in turn, was caused by higher bond yields. Allied ...
Bill Gross says Fed recognizing zero percent rates causing harm to U.S.
Win 98.5 - 7/30/2015 2:39:47 AM
Gross’ remarks in his August Investment Outlook came a day after the Fed ... The roughly $7 trillion that the world's three biggest central banks, including the Fed, have pumped into the financial system since the financial crisis has succeeded mostly ...
New development bank to rival World Bank, others
Punch - 7/22/2015 7:14:08 AM
Excluding South Africa, the four original BRIC countries comprise more than 40 per cent of the world’s population, a quarter of the world’s land area and more than 25 per cent of global gross domestic product. Kamath and Lou Jiwei, Chinese finance ...
Chandresh Nigam: Country has wealth creation potential, but lack of free-float stocks a major bottleneck
The Indian Express - 7/30/2015 8:47:50 PM
And with a weakening Chinese market after Brazil and Russia, India is set to emerge as a favourite investment destination for foreign ... small-sized high-quality market is prevalent across the world but is more pronounced in India because in most of ...
India's FDI Confidence ranking drops by 4 points in a year, from 7th to 11th position: Consultants AT Kearney
Counterview - 7/29/2015 11:55:08 PM
Top international consultants AT Kearney have noted that, despite Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Make in India drive, India has dropped from the top 10 positions in foreign direct investment ... suggested the country’s gross domestic product (GDP ...
Allied World Reports Decreases in Q2 Net and Operating Income
Insurance Journal - 7/22/2015 11:56:17 PM
Allied World listed the following operating results for the second quarter of 2015: • Gross premiums written ... in unrealized losses within the fixed income portfolio due to rising bond yields. • Net investment income increased 16.2 percent compared ...