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
Global Investment Guide: How To Invest In 25 Countries Around The World
Yahoo Finance - 4/19/2016 7:56:37 AM
In the world ... investing in fixed income or in equities, in companies or in countries, a foreign country’s macroeconomic environment is a crucial risk driver which can heavily influence returns. In a new series of articles, The Global Investment ...
World Bank Touts Potential of Apparel Industry for South Asia
Voice of America - 4/29/2016 5:14:26 AM
According to the World Bank study, countries with greater female labor force participation generally see later marriages, fewer children, better nutrition and school enrollment and higher gross domestic ... more foreign direct investment in the sector ...
World Farmers’ Organisation Meeting Eyes New Markets, Fresh Investment
Inter Press Service - 4/29/2016 2:11:18 PM
Some people consider it a cliché, but it could be regaining its place in history as agriculture is increasingly seen as the answer to a wide range of the world ... for developing countries like Zambia, where would this kind of investment come from?
10 most Corrupt Countries of the World
Jagran Josh - 4/25/2016 1:04:28 PM
In most of the countries ... uncertain as any country in the world. It’s very possible that the nation will dissolve and turn in to three distinct countries”. Corruption in Venezuela led to a desperate lack of investment in security, education and ...
Saudi Arabia isn’t the only country looking to kick its crude addiction
CNBC - 4/29/2016 9:53:36 AM
Slightly less of UAE's gross domestic product ... However, there is hope that at least some countries will cope better this time. "We are encouraged by reforms that should help oil exporters manage in a $45 oil price world, with potential upside surprise ...
Saudi Arabia Plans World's Largest IPO
periodismotransversal.com - 4/30/2016 11:04:00 AM
Oil delivers about 70 per cent of Saudi's state revenues, and while it retains the ability to extract oil at some of the lowesty costs in the world the ... and we fixed the problems of the current assets that the public investment fund owns, both in ...
Growth Anemia: Blame a Collapse in Business Investment
News Max - 4/29/2016 1:28:21 PM
Business investment hasn’t grown for two years. Over the past two quarters, total business fixed investment ... tax burden in the developed world. We double-tax corporate profits earned overseas, as virtually no other country does. Our depreciation ...
Six maps that will make you rethink the world
Washington Post - 4/29/2016 7:51:55 AM
It represents something like 35 to 40 percent of the country’s gross domestic product ... In the real world right now, we have more trade, more immigration, more cross-border investment than at any point in history. We are massively expanding global ...
World Bank sees deeper Belarus recession than previously expected
Business Recorder - 4/28/2016 6:08:43 PM
The development bank predicted Belarus's gross ... World Bank's country manager for Belarus. The bank's inflation forecast was little changed at 14 percent for 2016, compared with 15 percent previously, he said. Over the past two years, World Bank ...
Investment hike for fixed broadband infra still vital
Philstar - 4/24/2016 7:10:43 PM
"This is based on the capabilities of wireless networks to cover a wide area with greater efficiency than many other technologies particularly in emerging countries with underdeveloped fixed network ... Internet speeds in the world. (FREEMAN)
Brexit will cost you a month's pay by 2020, OECD chief warns
Quadrangle - 4/29/2016 8:37:51 PM
Angel Gurria, secretary general of the organisation which groups numerous world's ... supported by the country's trade union movement. The OECD study also states that being outside the European Union would damage trade, foreign direct investment and ...
The world’s debt problem is really an investment problem
Market Watch - 4/27/2016 12:40:37 PM
The McKinsey Global Institute, in a study of post-crisis debt trends, notes that gross debt has increased ... The return to public investment is affected by the presence or absence of complementary reforms, which vary from country to country.
Saudi Arabia Pledges to End Oil Dependence by 2020
Hybrid Cars - 4/28/2016 4:04:02 AM
A new plan, Vision 2030, says that the country will exist “without any dependence on oil” by 2020 and would soon be a “global player” on the world investment stage ... about 15 percent of its gross domestic product. There are widespread fears ...
Dawn - 4/25/2016 1:58:45 AM
The change represents the largest upward revision among the world ... fixed investment, aggravated by the pronounced downturn in the housing market from 2010 onwards and by rising uncertainty regarding pension benefits and contribution levels in the ...