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
Attracting foreign direct investment
Punch - 7/23/2014 9:49:38 PM
In its World Investment Report 2014, the United Nations Conference ... India and China – FDI, as a percentage of gross fixed capital formation, tends to steadily increase, noting that, in Nigeria, “the trend has been a negative one.”
World Abrasives Market
TheSacramento Bee - 7/17/2014 12:21:06 AM
As the country's durable goods industries become more sophisticated ... Historical Trends 6 World Economic Outlook 8 World Manufacturing Outlook 11 World Gross Fixed Investment Trends 14 World Population Outlook 16 Pricing Patterns 18 Abrasives Properties ...
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 ...
Turkey and World Bank Group Reinforce Cooperation on Improving Islamic Finance and the Country’s Investment Climate
The World Bank - 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 ...
India, China to be biggest investors by 2030: World Bank
Zee News - 5/17/2013 2:37:04 PM
accounting for 38 percent of the global gross investment and almost half of all the world manufacturing investment, says the World Bank. "In the gradual convergence scenario, in 2030, China will save far more than any other developing country – USD 9 ...
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
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 ...
American Century Investments® Launches Three New Fixed Income Funds, Hires Marge' Karner
StreetInsider - 7/29/2014 3:01:39 PM
"We're introducing these products in response to client demand," said Co-Chief Investment Officer ... 80 percent of the portfolio in fixed income and floating rate securities that are economically tied to emerging market countries markets.
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 ...
Jamaica among Caribbean countries that benefited from FDI in 2013
Jamaica Gleaner - 7/27/2014 5:59:59 AM
"FDI inflows are quite substantial relative to the economic size of CARICOM countries," said Bourne, who was reflecting on the publication of the World Investment Report 2014 ... 2012 expressed as percentages of gross domestic product in the same year ...
The 10 Richest Countries in the World
Daily Finance - 11/18/2010 11:54:55 PM
To understand which nation has the most income, 24/7 Wall St. used Gross National Income (GNI) as a measure. We ranked the ten countries with the highest GNI per capita using the most recent data available from the World Bank. To factor in a nation's ...
Nigeria eyes $900b GDP by 2020 to boost economy
The Nation - 7/29/2014 9:56:50 PM
Nigeria is targeting a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of about $900 billion by 2020 to enable it realise its vision of being among the top world’s 20 economies ... measures the size and activities in a country at a particular point.
Top links: Water is the next big investment theme
m.theglobeandmail.com - 7/29/2014 1:14:16 PM
A roundup of what The Globe and Mail's market strategist Scott Barlow is reading this morning on the World ... an investment opinion directly opposed to that of an asset management legend, but Pacific Investment Management Co. LLC’s Bill Gross clearly ...
India became third largest economy in 2011: World Bank
The Hindu - 4/30/2014 6:50:04 PM
South Africa, Egypt, and Nigeria account for about half of the African economy,” said the report. “At 27 per cent, China now has the largest share of the world’s expenditure for investment (gross fixed capital formation) followed by the US at 13 per ...
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, such as ...
World's Top '12 Cities' Shaped by Fame, Fortune and Real Estate Investment
World Property Channel - 4/9/2014 3:40:14 PM
New York too provides some compelling gross ... the same countries (that few in the West will ever have heard of). Savills world city X-factor ranking: New York and London = 1st, Paris and Singapore = 3rd Ranking for residential real estate investment ...