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
A Humbled Janus Capital Is Betting on Bill Gross for Its Turnaround
Businessweek - 12/19/2014 9:05:56 AM
The firm is also hiring at least one investment professional to assist Gross. In addition, Janus plans to hire as many as five people to its fixed-income team over the ... On With the BlackBerry Classic The World's Biggest Car Company Wants to Get Rid ...
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 ...
Innovation system needed to drive development – OECD
universityworldnews.com - 12/11/2014 6:26:37 PM
According to the study, The OECD-World Bank Review of Science, Technology and Innovation in Vietnam, previous sources of growth were diminishing in power and increasingly putting the country ... to 0.6% of gross domestic product, and public investment ...
Gross Prepares His Remarks
New York Times - 12/17/2014 5:29:24 PM
Gross, an American government contractor ... and material comforts of the outside world. The goal of increased U.S. engagement in the days and years ahead should be to encourage real and lasting reforms for the Cuban people. And the other nations of ...
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 ...
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 ...
BMO Global Asset Management Releases 2015-2020 Global Investment Outlook Report
marketwired.com - 12/12/2014 9:57:12 AM
It represents the outcome of the Global Investment Forum hosted by BMO Global Asset Management, which was held in October and attended by the organization's investment leaders and strategists from around the world. "This report is intended both to inform ...
India, China to be largest investors in 2030: World Bank
Rediff India Abroad - 6/4/2013 7:27:42 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 ...
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. 26 by storming out of Pimco ... 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.
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.
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 ...
Chinese bonds world's best fixed-income investment, says EM specialist
Sydney Morning Herald - 10/26/2014 8:39:55 PM
Australian superannuation funds are missing out on "the most compelling fixed-income investment ... the world are outright going to lose money because yields are going up and currencies are going down." Authorities in China and other emerging countries ...
Bitter Truths About The Economy The Jonathan Govt. Does Not Want Nigerians To Know
Sahara Reporters - 12/22/2014 3:43:15 PM
They also show that the Nigerian economy is now the leading economy in Africa and the 26th largest in the world, with a gross domestic ... and quality of a country’s labour force and its natural resource endowment all affect investment, production ...
Bond King’s move from Pimco to Janus arouses interest in world of fixed income
Washington Post - 10/2/2014 11:53:01 PM
The abdication of Bill Gross, the erstwhile king of bonds, has done something you rarely see: It has brought intrigue to the world of fixed income and made it ... Unconstrained Bond Fund suffered heavy investment outflows for much of that period.
The US Spends Pathetically Little On Infrastructure Compared To The Rest Of The Civilized World
The Business Insider - 8/20/2013 5:37:53 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 ...