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, 2014See also: Investment (gross fixed) map
List of countries by gross fixed investment as percentage of GDP
digplanet.com - 12/5/1990 11:58:07 PM
This is the list of countries by gross fixed investment as percentage of GDP ... The list is based on the CIA World Factbook data.  Dependent territories and not fully recognized states are not ranked. Country Investment 2008 est.
It’s time for a fiscal stimulus
The Hindu Business Line - 10/21/2016 5:24:38 PM
Worryingly, this gap between growth in consumption and investment seems to be widening. Between FY12 and FY16, while private and government consumption grew at an average pace of 6 per cent, the growth in gross fixed capital formation stood at 4.3 per cent.
GROSS FIXED CAPITAL FORMATION - PRIVATE SECTOR (% OF GDP) IN LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES UN CLASSIFICATION
tradingeconomics.com - 10/2/2016 8:28:49 AM
GROSS FIXED CAPITAL FORMATION; PRIVATE SECTOR (% OF GDP) IN LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES UN CLASSIFICATION WAS LAST MEASURED AT 17.67 IN 2014, ACCORDING TO THE WORLD BANK. PRIVATE INVESTMENT COVERS GROSS OUTLAYS BY THE PRIVATE SECTOR (INCLUDING PRIVATE ...
China fixed asset investment rises first in nine months, in line with market expectations
econotimes.com - 10/19/2016 5:52:39 AM
Fixed asset investment in China rose for the first time in nine months during the January-September period, compared to a year earlier, largely in line with what markets had earlier anticipated, as the country ... China’s gross domestic product expanded ...
Huawei MA5800 Access Platform Wins Best Fixed Broadband Innovation Award at Broadband World Forum 2016
EIN News Desk World News Report - 10/20/2016 3:45:36 PM
EINPresswire.com/ -- LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - Oct 20, 2016) - Huawei today announced that its MA5800 access platform has won the 'Best Fixed Broadband ... more than 170 countries and regions, serving over one-third of the world's population.
World Bank Urges Farmers to Incorporate Technology Into Farming
www.newsghana.com.gh - 10/21/2016 1:14:05 PM
Mr Hardwick Tchale, Senior Agricultural Economist at the World Bank’s Ghana Office, said although agriculture was a major contributor to the Gross Domestic Products of most countries in sub-Saharan Africa. It provided from 40 – 60 per cent of ...
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 ...
Chinese Industrial Production Growth Slows in September; Urban Investment and Retail Sales Improve
economiccalendar.com - 10/19/2016 2:03:35 AM
Growth in Chinese industrial production weakened unexpectedly in September, while broad measures of consumer spending and fixed-asset investment improved, painting a mixed picture of the world’s second ... Wednesday that gross domestic product (GDP ...
Is the Federal Budget Deficit an Urgent Problem?
The Wall Street Journal Blogs - 10/20/2016 3:45:36 PM
Economists typically think the harm from budget deficits comes from “crowding out,” the idea that government debt soaks up investors’ funds that would otherwise be used for private investment ... in this country and around the world—that rates ...
UPDATE 1-Mexico gross fixed investment flat in February
Reuters - 5/8/2012 9:14:41 AM
Investment index flat in month-ago terms; Jan saw +1.55 pct * Index up 11.7 pct in year-ago terms; was +8.7 pct in Jan Gross fixed investment increased ... in the face of global trade tensions about the country's steel exports.
Lazard World Dividend & Income Fund Declares Monthly Distribution
Stockhouse - 10/18/2016 2:36:23 PM
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 worldwide.
Philippine President Duterte threatens to 'break up' with US. Here's what it means
Yahoo Finance - 10/21/2016 1:21:15 PM
On Friday, Trade Minister Ramon Lopez told CNN Philippines that his country ... at investment bank Natixis. Remittances and the BPO sector are key pillars of the Philippine economy, contributing 10 and 6 percent, respectively, to annual gross domestic ...
Bill Gross: Two countries with better investment prospects than the U.S.
Investment News - 10/3/2010 11:59:22 PM
Bill Gross, manager of the world’s biggest bond fund, said developing economies such as Brazil and South Korea offer attractive investment opportunities as growth in developed markets including the U.S. has slowed. Brazil offers real interest rates of 8 ...
Causes of the G7 fixed investment doldrums
voxeu.org - 11/27/2014 1:39:35 AM
World ... fixed assets).  The financial account is used for Japan, whereas the capital account is used for other countries. In the capital account, net lending/borrowing equals gross saving (profits after dividends) plus capital transfers (e.g ...
INVESTMENT FOCUS-Emerging investors try to navigate new normal of slow trade
CNBC - 10/21/2016 6:14:44 PM
The Centre For Economic Policy Research found world trade momentum fell 0.8 ... and raised doubts over the ratification of the 12-country Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), a free trade deal being ...