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
El-Erian Exit Is Pimco Distraction as Gross Saves Legacy
Bloomberg - 3/10/2014 4:19:59 AM
Bill Gross, in an investment outlook ... at a critical time for Pacific Investment Management Co., the Newport Beach, California firm he co-founded in 1971 and built into the world’s largest fixed-income manager amid a three-decade rally ...
World Lubricants Market
TheSacramento Bee - 3/10/2014 8:19:11 PM
see FUCHS Petrolub PDVSA, see Petróleos de Venezuela PEMEX, see Petróleos Mexicanos Pertamina, see Perusahaan Pertambangan Minyak Dan Gas Bumi Negara Perusahaan Pertambangan Minyak Dan Gas Bumi Negara 428 Petrobras, see Petróleo Brasileiro ...
Nepal's economic growth scenario: Boosting savings and investment
Himalayan Times - 3/10/2014 8:30:31 AM
There is widespread concern about boosting the economic growth rate and overall development of the country in political and economic age-ndas. Nonetheless, the bottleneck is the consumption and investment ... gross capital formation and gross ...
Exclusive: Pimco's Gross declares El-Erian is 'trying to undermine me'
Win 98.5 - 3/6/2014 8:52:34 PM
(Reuters) - Bill Gross, the co-founder and co-chief investment officer of Pacific Investment Management ... between the two executives who have been jointly running the world's largest bond house. Gross told Reuters that he had "evidence ...
Free time, no deadlines: Amtrak gives writers what they want
CNN - 3/11/2014 6:06:10 AM
(CNN)-- Tweet it and it may come true. In the world of travel, anyway. Sending under-appreciated scribes into a frenzy of ecstasy across the United States, Amtrak is launching an official residency program for writers on its long-distance routes.
Countries with the most gross fixed investment
News.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 ...
Gross Stumbles in Legacy Test as El-Erian Exit Distracts
Bloomberg - 3/8/2014 4:58:09 AM
Bill Gross, musing on his legacy in an April investment outlook, contended that the real test of his greatness as an investor would be his ability to adapt to a new era of shrinking bond market returns. Almost a year later, the bond king is ...
Turkey and World Bank Group Reinforce Cooperation on Improving Islamic Finance and the Country’s Investment Climate
The World Bank Group - 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 ...
Developing countries to dominate global saving and investment, but the poor will not necessarily share the benefits, says report
The World Bank Group - 5/14/2013 11:58:58 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 1:31:52 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 ...
India, China to be largest investors in 2030: World Bank
Rediff - 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 ...
The World's 5 Most Workaholic Countries
The Motley Fool - 1/25/2014 12:28:49 PM
$16,430 in the U.S. Ranking No. 2 among the most workaholic countries is Japan, with an estimated 31.7% working very long hours. Japan's population tops 127 million, and its gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 1.9% in 2012, significantly slower than our ...
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 ...
The Most Educated Countries in the World
Yahoo! Finance - 10/15/2013 11:55:17 PM
The United States, for example, spent 7.3% of its gross ... in the world. Based on the performance of Finland’s secondary school students on international tests, the country has a very effective education system. Finland’s investment in ...
Bad call by Gross on tapering hits Pimco Total Return
InvestmentNews - 1/3/2014 12:04:48 PM
the most popular investment choice for industry clients, according to Morningstar Inc. Mr. Gross, 69, named fixed-income manager of the decade in January 2010 by Morningstar, handles more money than any other bond manager in the world and has a net worth ...