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

Related News

World’s Worst Currency Slump Gleaning Rewards for Nigeria
Bloomberg - 8/23/2016 6:45:56 AM
albeit in the form of bonds issued by the World Bank’s International Finance Corp. rather than the Nigerian government, to the equivalent of around $9.2 million this month, he said. Nigeria’s central bank Governor Godwin Emefiele fixed the currency in ...

Triclosan (CAS 3380-34-5) Industry: Global and Chinese Sales, Ex-factory Price, Revenue, Gross Margin Analysis 2015
Medgadget - 8/15/2016 10:15:51 AM
Table 2011-2016 Company A Triclosan Product Capacity, Production, and Production Value etc. List Figure 2011-2016 Company A Triclosan Capacity Production and Growth Rate Figure 2011-2016 Company A Triclosan Production Global ...

Inclusive Global Value Chains : Policy Options for Small and Medium Enterprises and Low-Income Countries
openknowledge.worldbank.org - 8/23/2016 5:27:11 AM
Even larger firms in LIDCs are likely to face similar challenges to SMEs, including a less supportive domestic operating environment and weaker institutions that lead to higher fixed ... trade, investment, and domestic policies countries and investments ...

World stocks edge away from one-year peak, dollar on defensive
Reuters - 8/16/2016 5:28:20 AM
Asian shares rose to a one-year peak, lifted by a rise in U.S. stocks to record highs a day earlier and expectations that monetary policy around the world will remain ... China approved $8.95 billion of fixed asset investment projects in July: NDRC BEIJING ...

Argentine cenbank cuts key interest rate, cites lower inflation
Inside Fidelity - 8/23/2016 11:20:56 PM
This helps gross domestic product grow ... Inflation was expected at 40.2 percent in 2016, one of the world's highest rates, and 19.4 percent in 2017, according to the poll. Lower inflation should increase investment and savings, which should in turn ...

China's fixed-asset investment growth slips to lowest in more than 16 years
asia.nikkei.com - 8/12/2016 12:42:34 PM
BEIJING (Reuters) -- Growth in China's fixed-asset investment hit its lowest year-to-date rate in more than 16 years in the January to July period, missing forecasts, as the world's second largest ... comes amid fears the country is accumulating too ...

GROSS FIXED CAPITAL FORMATION (% OF GDP) IN WORLD
tradingeconomics.com - 8/15/2016 11:59:03 PM
GROSS FIXED CAPITAL FORMATION (% OF GDP) IN WORLD WAS LAST MEASURED AT 21.95 IN 2013, ACCORDING TO THE WORLD BANK. GROSS FIXED CAPITAL FORMATION (FORMERLY GROSS DOMESTIC FIXED INVESTMENT) INCLUDES LAND IMPROVEMENTS (FENCES, DITCHES, DRAINS, AND SO ON ...

Gross Fixed Capital Formation
economicshelp.org - 12/13/2012 11:53:07 PM
Investment increases both aggregate demand, but also increases future productive capacity. The UK and US economy are more geared towards consumption spending. The global average for gross fixed capital formation is 20% Some of the poorest countries ...

China’s mysterious investment statistics
Live Mint - 6/22/2016 6:43:42 PM
Since 2004 or so, total fixed-asset investment reported by the NBS has consistently been much higher than gross ... world’s largest and most influential economies. Given the far-reaching impact of economic developments here, it is vital that the country ...

THE MOST FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQS) ON THE CYPRUS CITIZENSHIP BY INVESTMENT PROGRAM
globalbankingandfinance.com - 8/19/2016 4:01:52 PM
Cyprus has been ranked the 5th best relocation destination in the world ... with various investment options available including; residential real estate, immovable property, interest bearing government bonds, creation of Cypriot business, fixed deposits ...

These countries lead the world in innovation
Yahoo Finance - 8/16/2016 2:32:22 PM
European economies dominated the ranks of the world's most innovative ... of international trade and investment flows does give even more strategic importance to the two sides of global innovation: on one hand, more emerging countries are becoming ...

TRAGEDY: Renowned credit analyst dies after being struck by car
The Business Journal - 8/22/2016 11:26:17 AM
One of the ... investments in fixed and floating-rate securities in developing markets. "For a quarter century, Bonnie was my trusted colleague and dear friend. She was honest and direct, with a sardonic wit perfectly matching her investment skepticism ...

Countries under the toughest international sanctions are performing well
zimbabwesituation.com - 8/17/2016 12:00:51 PM
Although, companies from all across the world were forbidden from investing in Iran, due to the sanctions, the country’s sound economic policies and accountability resulted in major local investment and prosperity. On the contrary, Zimbabwe lacks ...

Worrying for growth: Gross capital formation contracts first time in seven years
Financial Express - 7/21/2016 12:44:12 AM
While the International Monetary Fund’s July World Economic Outlook shows India remains the fastest growing economy since last year, the investment cycle in the ... of companies also remains stressed. Gross fixed capital formation, an indicator of ...

World seeing ‘greatest monetary policy experiment in history’ - Rothschild
RT - 8/17/2016 7:50:19 AM
Low interest rates, negative yields on government debt and quantitative easing are part of the biggest financial experiment in world history ... bonds is $10 trillion. The investment group’s lead portfolio manager, Bill Gross, is calling it a ...


Embed this graph in your blog:

Only the top 10 countries will show.
Preview