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
Chilean finance minister: reforms are not weighing on investment
Reuters - 4/19/2015 2:56:22 PM
Gross fixed capital investment in Chile ... by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Chile's investment woes also appear related to "uncertainty over the impact of policy reforms." Mining firms in the country, for example, have expressed worry over ...
Qatar remains one of the richest countries
The Peninsula - 4/24/2015 11:54:28 PM
DOHA: Qatar continues to be one of the wealthiest countries in the world with ... of Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), the state’s sovereign wealth fund, were an impressive $175bn in 2012. The ratio of the state’s investment to the gross domestic ...
More investment in infrastructure necessary
Himalayan Times - 4/25/2015 2:39:06 AM
KATHMANDU: The country needs to massively ramp up investment in infrastructure ... needs to invest 12 per cent of its gross domestic product (GDP) annually until 2020 to fill the infrastructure gap. As per the World Bank’s estimate of 2010, country ...
How the World Bank should help the planet’s poorest: pay them
Live Mint - 4/22/2015 8:14:56 PM
Direct payments in the country total about $280 billion a year — more than 4% of the country’s gross ... around the world wouldn’t think of a new approach. It could ditch the complex process of negotiating with governments over investment projects ...
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 ...
Fixed Income ETFs: Emerging Markets Local Debt
Investopedia - 4/24/2015 2:28:57 PM
Many emerging market countries have taken on excessive debt in order to help fuel growth. China’s debt, for instance, is 282% of gross domestic product (GDP ... When you’re taking on a high-risk investment, what do you want in return?
World Industrial Fasteners Market
Market Watch - 4/16/2015 1:19:42 PM
Increases in motor vehicle, machinery, and other durable goods production will all support growth in fastener markets as the global economy expands and fixed investment ... countries to see biggest gains in output Developing areas of the world will record ...
World Bank Cuts Turkey’s Growth Outlook
Wall Street Journal - 4/17/2015 9:22:18 AM
ISTANBUL—The World Bank on Friday cut its economic growth forecast for Turkey this year to 3% from 3.5%, and warned that restoring confidence through reforms was crucial to boost investment and ... demand were helping the country to bring its current ...
India's GDP Growth Rate to Reach 8% by 2017: World Bank
NDTV - 4/15/2015 6:32:52 AM
Washington: The World Bank has predicted a GDP growth rate of 8 per cent for India by 2017 and said that a strong expansion in the country ... consumption and increasing investment. Given India's weight in regional Gross Domestic Product, the projections ...
Asean set to be world's 4th largest economy by 2050: Najib
My sinchew - 4/25/2015 4:40:47 AM
He said it would be the seventh largest in the world now if Asean were seen as one economy, with its combined gross domestic product in 2014 ... one that attracts investment, growth, and jobs. "It's also an Asean approach that in order to achieve ...
Investment Enhances Emerging Economies' Living Standards
econintersect.com - 4/25/2015 12:40:24 PM
Over the past two decades, the world has experienced a remarkable period of economic expansion that has led to improved living standards in countless countries. Between 1990 and 2013, output in a typical economy as measured by gross domestic product (GDP ...
How India Can Become the Largest Startup Country in the World
The Huffington Post - 4/17/2015 4:35:58 AM
The Indian entrepreneurial bug bit the country after InMobi was launched in Mumbai in 2007 and quickly became the second largest mobile ad network in the world ... regulations state that the investment be used for acquiring fixed assets, which are mostly ...
Bill Gross's 'Short of a Lifetime' Would Mean Armageddon
bloombergview.com - 4/22/2015 8:04:47 AM
So when Bill Gross, the world's best-known bond investor ... If 10-year German debt -- one of the few countries still rated AAA by all of the major rating agencies, a privilege even Uncle Sam doesn't currently enjoy -- was suddenly yielding 1.7 percent ...
World-class Suntech iPark now PEZA-accredited
Inquirer - 4/22/2015 3:54:14 AM
Envisioned to change the landscape of IT parks in the country ... Suntech iPark is a world-class project that maneuvers its way in the competitive arena of the BPO industry in its aim to provide and create more jobs and investment opportunities for ...
Lazard World Dividend & Income Fund Declares Monthly Distribution
NASDAQ - 4/21/2015 4:52:42 AM
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Board of Directors of Lazard World Dividend & Income Fund ... An indirect subsidiary of Lazard Ltd (NYSE:LAZ), LAM, the Fund's investment manager, offers a range of equity, fixed-income, and alternative investment products ...