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
Nigeria Takes Broadband Investment Drive to Doha, Qatar
AllAfrica - 12/16/2014 2:21:29 AM
With an estimated population of 170 million, Nigeria is the largest country ... investment; gross revenues and total net assets. "Beyond providing ICT services to millions of people and beyond the more than $15 billion we have invested in the network ...
Gross Prepares His Remarks
New York Times - 12/17/2014 5:29:24 PM
Gross, an American government contractor ... the Cuban government would be forced to take full responsibility for the country’s economic struggles and lack of freedom. ¿Quiero ver a qué le echarán la culpa ahora del colapso económico y la falta ...
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, 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 ...
‘Record’ Illicit Money Lost by Developing Countries Triples in a Decade
Inter Press Service - 12/16/2014 7:46:35 PM
WASHINGTON, Dec 16 2014 (IPS) - Developing countries are losing money through illicit channels ... or twice the average global growth in gross domestic product (GDP). One of the most common mechanisms for moving this money has been the falsification ...
Departure of Pimco's Gross stuns investing world
CBS News - 9/26/2014 4:29:09 PM
Bill Gross, a familiar name to many in the investing world, abruptly announced his resignation from the Pacific Investment Management Corp. (Pimco ... building-out the firm's efforts in global macro fixed income strategies," according to a press release ...
Egypt: WB Regional Director questions Egypt investment attractions
The North Africa Post - 12/16/2014 10:56:52 AM
The economy has been on its back heel since 2011 and unemployment in the country is more than 10%. The government has said for months it would amend investment regulations ... reduce its budget deficit to 8,5% of gross domestic product from more than ...
PIMCO Drama Helped Create Vident ETF
etf.com - 12/9/2014 7:54:53 PM
Ronald Blue & Co., the Atlanta-based registered investment advisor that manages $8 billion for ... Mohamed El-Erian left suddenly amid talk that he and star fund manager Bill Gross were feuding. Folks at Ronald Blue, such as Chief Strategy Officer Vince ...
Janus shareholders braced for Gross pay costs
Financial Times - 12/19/2014 11:57:44 AM
Janus Capital warned its shareholders they will see higher compensation expenses next year, as the company throws its resources behind Bill Gross and his new bond fund. Mr Gross, formerly chief investment ... of Janus’s $31.5bn fixed income business ...
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 in the world.
Bill Gross told rival Gundlach: ‘I am Kobe, you are LeBron’
Reuters - 10/5/2014 5:30:04 PM
15, just before Gross shocked the investment world on Sept ... in a dispute over management and control of the firm’s fixed-income business. Gross, who is 70, told Gundlach he didn't want to retire, according to Gundlach. He wanted to keep managing ...
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 ...
The most corrupt countries in the world
USA Today - 7/14/2013 7:01:44 AM
Among the most corrupt nations, only Mexico, Russia and Venezuela had an estimated gross domestic product (GDP ... who are unpopular in much of the country yet provide direct investment and jobs. Zambia's residents are poor, with an estimated GDP per ...
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
with the two countries combined representing 38 percent of the global gross investment in 2030, and they will account for almost half of all global manufacturing investment. “GDH clearly highlights the increasing role developing countries will play in ...
South Africa and the Citigroup World Government Bond Index
Yahoo Finance - 12/19/2014 2:13:45 PM
measures the performance of fixed-rate, local currency, investment-grade sovereign bonds. With more than 25 years of history, the WGBI is a widely used benchmark that currently comprises sovereign debt from more than 20 countries, including Australia (EWA ...
Fitch keeps Bulgaria’s credit rating at investment grade
The Sofia Globe - 12/20/2014 8:07:29 AM
Fitch Ratings’ decision to keep Bulgarian debt at investment ... country still “compared favourably with rating peers”. Even with Bulgaria’s public debt growing at a faster pace, it was projected to remain below the median 40 per cent of gross ...