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
Worrying for growth: Gross capital formation contracts first time in seven years
Financial Express - 7/21/2016 4:33:16 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 ...
Brexit Will Cut Global Economic Growth by 0.1 Percent in 2016, and 0.4 in 2017, IHS Markit Says
Inside Fidelity - 7/20/2016 9:06:28 AM
Impact on the nine largest countries or regions, as measured by gross domestic product (GDP), will be varied ... weaker global demand will suppress goods and service exports and fixed investment. The fallout from Brexit is likely to dampen the recovery ...
Daily output of Iran's South Pars gas field to rise to 540mcm by March 2017
Payvand Iran News - 7/25/2016 3:05:37 PM
Iran, which sits on the world's largest gas reserves, intends to enhance gas production by increasing foreign and domestic investment, especially in its South Pars gas field. The country produced 192.5 billion cubic meters (bcm) of natural gas in 2015 ...
Will robots ravage the developing world?
Live Mint - 7/25/2016 6:47:31 PM
After opening up to the world in 1979 ... have left for richer countries. Finally, countries trying to boost growth could improve governance and domestic policies. If trade is less important, they will need to encourage direct investment flows.
Pimco goes back to its fixed income roots with new CEO
The Trade News - 7/20/2016 9:56:34 AM
Pimco, the world’s largest bond player ... following the sensational departure of fixed income guru Bill Gross in September 2014. In this morning’s statement, Pimco referred to Roman’s “expertise in fixed income” during his 30-year career ...
World Gasket & Seal Market
prnewswire.com - 7/22/2016 2:47:42 PM
LONDON, July 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Study coverage This report presents historical demand data (2004, 2009 and 2014) plus forecasts (2019 and 2024) by market, application and product for six world regions and 15 major countries. Total demand is given for ...
How The World's Sovereign Bonds Stack Up
Seeking Alpha - 7/22/2016 3:37:48 PM
We have turned more positive on most fixed income in a post-Brexit world ... fiscal austerity measures was the big driver. On top of the world So which sovereign bonds do we prefer from an investment point of view? We like U.S. Treasuries as a hedge ...
FDIs to Nigeria, S’ Africa, Kenya fall by 46%
guardian.ng - 7/25/2016 3:45:34 AM
Current World Investment Report ... due to the liberalisation of investment regimes and privatisation of state-owned commodity assets by a number of African countries. According to KPMG, while making reference to the WIR, Gross domestic product (GDP ...
UPS Can Now Rush Deliver Your Package to More Places Than Ever — 177 Countries to be Exact
smallbiztrends.com - 7/25/2016 12:03:40 AM
UPS (NYSE:UPS) has announced a major expansion of its UPS Worldwide Express that will see the world’s largest package ... the coverage area totals 117 countries, which comprise nearly 95 percent of the global gross domestic product, and 96 percent ...
US levies one of the world’s lowest property purchase taxes on prime real estate – global UHY study reveals
Busbyway - 7/25/2016 7:30:28 PM
Encourages labor market mobility of senior executives and High-Net-Worth investment ... in the world (see table below). UHY’s findings show that Belgium has the highest average property taxes for real estate worth $1 million of any country in the study ...
TIM Participacoes SA (TSU) Lifted to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research
Daily Political - 7/25/2016 1:39:43 PM
Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of TIM Participacoes ... S.A. The company is the largest GSM (Global System for Mobile communications) operator of the country, in terms of clients and revenues and TIM Participac?es ended the 3Q08 with 35.2 ...
Embracing opportunities in fixed income and credit markets
worldfinance.com - 7/19/2016 8:24:42 AM
World Finance spoke to Christos Kassianides, Investment Manager of the K&B Global Total Return ... and his opinion on the outlook for fixed income and credit markets going forward. In a climate that is increasingly volatile and hard to make sense of ...
A better way to protect the world from the next pandemic
breakingbelizenews.com - 7/21/2016 11:52:54 PM
But too little investment in pandemic preparedness ... This, in fact, is about to happen. The world will now be able to automatically send money, medical teams and lifesaving supplies to any of the 77 poorest countries to prevent a major outbreak from ...
Public spending will rise by 23 per cent, says NPA
Daily Monitor - 7/25/2016 5:43:05 PM
PHOTO BY CLEMENT ALUMA The National Planning Authority (NPA) has projected Uganda’s public spending will go up by 23 per cent of the Gross Domestic Product ... Uganda is among the countries in the world with highest population growth.
How 3Ps can deliver new drugs for world's biggest killer
Devex - 7/25/2016 3:27:05 PM
Photo by: USAID / CC BY-NC Imagine a disease that is the world’s biggest killer, with 1.5 million people dying from it each year. It is a disease that touches every country ... private-sector investment in TB research and development has fallen by ...