Country Comparison > Investment (gross fixed)

RankCountryInvestment (gross fixed) (%)
1Congo, Republic of the51.9
2Sao Tome and Principe48.7
3China46.1
4Lesotho37.3
5Seychelles37.2
6Haiti37
7Kosovo35
8Cape Verde34.2
9Indonesia33.2
10Lebanon32.9
11Nicaragua32.8
12Belarus32.8
13Equatorial Guinea32.4
14Chad31.9
15Iran31.8
16Algeria31.5
17Morocco31.4
18Qatar30.6
19Armenia30.6
20Belize30.4
21Gabon30.3
22Botswana30
23India29.9
24Laos29.2
25United Arab Emirates29
26Ghana29
27Sri Lanka28.9
28Panama28.9
29Thailand28.5
30Australia28.5
31Vietnam28.2
32Gambia, The27.8
33Sudan27.2
34Ethiopia26.8
35Romania26.7
36Korea, South26.7
37Peru26.6
38Saudi Arabia26.6
39Tanzania26.5
40Ecuador26.5
41Hong Kong26.4
42Oman26.2
43Albania26
44Jordan25.9
45Kyrgyzstan25.7
46Malaysia25.7
47Senegal25.5
48Togo25.4
49Honduras25.4
50Bangladesh25.4
51Mozambique24.8
52Uganda24.6
53Estonia24.5
54Chile24.1
55Singapore24.1
56Canada24
57Colombia23.9
58Czech Republic23.6
59Mauritius23.1
60Latvia23
61Georgia22.8
62Benin22.6
63Namibia22.6
64Azerbaijan22.5
65Tunisia22.3
66Russia22
67Kenya22
68Zimbabwe21.9
69Argentina21.8
70Burundi21.8
71Macedonia21.8
72Moldova21.8
73Guyana21.6
74Austria21.5
75Slovakia21.5
76Uruguay21.4
77Bulgaria21.4
78Japan21.2
79Kazakhstan21.1
80Cameroon20.9
81Burkina Faso20.9
82Belgium20.7
83Jamaica20.7
84Mexico20.7
85Papua New Guinea20.7
86Norway20.6
87Syria20.5
88Rwanda20.4
89Bahrain20.4
90Cambodia20.3
91Turkey20.3
92Costa Rica20.2
93Switzerland20
94Somalia20
95Venezuela19.9
96Luxembourg19.9
97France19.8
98Suriname19.7
99Taiwan19.5
100Zambia19.5
101Philippines19.4
102Finland19.4
103Poland19.3
104South Africa19.2
105Spain19.1
106Israel19.1
107Sweden18.9
108Ukraine18.9
109New Zealand18.9
110Madagascar18.7
111Niger18.4
112Nigeria18.4
113Croatia18.4
114Bolivia18.3
115Italy18.2
116Brazil18.1
117Yemen18
118Denmark17.8
119Germany17.6
120Guinea17.4
121Slovenia17.4
122Serbia17.3
123Hungary17.2
124Netherlands16.8
125Lithuania16.7
126Tajikistan16.6
127Dominica16.4
128Dominican Republic16.4
129Burma16.3
130Egypt16
131Portugal15.8
132Trinidad and Tobago15.6
133Eritrea15.2
134Cote d'Ivoire15
135Guatemala14.6
136Paraguay14.6
137Malta14.6
138Iceland14.4
139El Salvador14.2
140United Kingdom14.2
141Kuwait14
142Malawi13.3
143United States12.8
144Greece12.6
145Angola11.4
146Pakistan10.9
147Turkmenistan10.6
148Swaziland10.3
149Iraq10.1
150Ireland10
151Cuba9.6
152Montenegro8.3
153Libya4.7

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, 2014

See also: Investment (gross fixed) map

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