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
World Abrasives Market
TheSacramento Bee - 7/17/2014 12:21:06 AM
As the country's durable goods industries become more sophisticated ... Historical Trends 6 World Economic Outlook 8 World Manufacturing Outlook 11 World Gross Fixed Investment Trends 14 World Population Outlook 16 Pricing Patterns 18 Abrasives Properties ...
Vodafone Egypt to invest $1.3B on network improvement
Mobile World Live - 7/20/2014 11:54:53 PM
Vodafone Egypt’s newly appointed CEO has laid out an ambitious investment strategy ... In return, the country’s mobile operators have the option to pay EGP100 million to make use of Telecom Egypt’s fixed network. Vodafone Egypt has not decided ...
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 ...
World needs prodigious energy investments to keep the lights on
Engineering News - 7/10/2014 9:29:15 PM
This is based on annual investments growing to $2.5-trillion, or roughly 2% of projected world gross domestic product ... Some two-thirds of the investment is earmarked for developing countries, although the replacement of old infrastructure and climate ...
Turkey and World Bank Group Reinforce Cooperation on Improving Islamic Finance and the Country’s Investment Climate
The World Bank - 10/30/2013 6:58:20 PM
Turkey joined the World Bank in 1947. Today, the Bank’s portfolio is concentrated and strategically focused, with 11 investment projects and US ... Turkey is MIGA’s 8th largest country by gross exposure, representing about 4.2 percent of MIGA’s ...
Colombia economy forecast to report robust growth over the next few years
Live-PR - 7/22/2014 8:14:46 AM
although gross fixed capital formation (GFCF) will play an increasingly important role over the coming quarters. No Major Forecast Changes Since Last Update. Upside Risks: Elevated foreign investment inflows into the country following Colombia´s upgrade ...
Developing countries to dominate global saving and investment, but the poor will not necessarily share the benefits, says report
The World Bank - 5/15/2013 11:57:47 PM
In less than a generation, global saving and investment will be dominated by the developing world, says the ... investors among developing countries, with the two countries combined representing 38 percent of the global gross investment in 2030, and ...
World's best economies
CNN Money - 8/13/2012 12:27:27 PM
Fueled by a surge in mining activity, the country's gross domestic product grew by 17.3% in 2011 and is on track for another big gain in 2012. Mongolia also leads the world in investment, which registers at 63.6% of its GDP -- by far the highest in the world.
Five African Countries Designated As Fragile For Business
Ventures - 7/22/2014 8:43:24 AM
World Bank estimates suggests that Somalia’s 2013 Gross Domestic ... Nations (UN) – the country has seen a rise in political instability. Business analysts worry that investors might be slow in their quests to maximize investment opportunities in ...
India, China to be largest investors in 2030: World Bank
Rediff India Abroad - 6/4/2013 7:13:23 AM
China and India will be the largest investors among developing countries in 2030, accounting for 38 per cent of the global gross investment, says a World Bank report released on Monday. The two countries will also account for almost half the global ...
New BRICS Bank a Building Block of Alternative World Order
The Huffington Post - 7/18/2014 3:07:32 PM
The strong focus on infrastructure is logical: two-thirds of the world's nations are physically crumbling post-colonial constructions -- not least India itself -- badly in need of a long-term boost in infrastructure investment. National budgets cover at ...
The World's 5 Most Workaholic Countries
The Motley Fool - 1/25/2014 12:28:49 PM
Still, the U.S. is not the most workaholic country ... in the world. Roughly half of South Koreans claim no religion, while about a quarter each are Buddhist or Christian. South Korea's population is around 50 million, and its gross domestic product ...
Cuba approves law aimed at attracting foreign investment
worldbulletin.net - 7/22/2014 5:51:36 AM
minister for foreign trade and investment Rodrigo Malmierca said on Cuban state television on Friday night. Cuba does not publish figures on FDI, which economists estimate to be several hundred million dollars a year at most. Cuba's gross domestic product ...
The 10 Richest Countries in the World
Daily Finance - 11/18/2010 11:54:55 PM
To understand which nation has the most income, 24/7 Wall St. used Gross National Income (GNI) as a measure. We ranked the ten countries with the highest GNI per capita using the most recent data available from the World Bank. To factor in a nation's ...
The US Spends Pathetically Little On Infrastructure Compared To The Rest Of The Civilized World
The Business Insider - 8/20/2013 9:34:07 PM
"Even Eurozone countries like Spain, Italy, and France have higher levels of spending, as does Japan at 21.2% of GDP is spending." Lee's definition of fixed investment comes from the CIA which "records total business spending on fixed assets, such as ...