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
UNCTAD released World Investment Report 2015
Jagran Josh - 6/23/2015 11:54:53 PM
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) on 24 June 2015 released the World Investment Report 2015 (WIR15 ... As a percentage of gross fixed capital formation, inward flows and outward flows stood at 5.9 percent and 1.7 percent respectively.
Bill Gross adds voice to chorus warning of liquidity crunch for fund investors
Investment News - 6/30/2015 6:02:59 PM
which could lead to concerns about other European countries; monetary policy steps that drive bond prices lower and the dollar higher; and a crisis in emerging markets or China. Mr. Gross, 71, was chief investment officer at Pacific Investment Management ...
Bill Gross Love Affair With Mexico Endures Long After Pimco Exit
Bloomberg - 6/22/2015 11:56:04 PM
... said the country offered the “most attractive yields in the world,” a week after proclaiming on a CNBC interview that Mexico’s government debt was his “best” recent trade idea. The 71-year-old Gross, who departed Pacific Investment ...
Bahrain nets $1bn of foreign investment in 2014
Arabian Business - 6/25/2015 7:49:08 PM
The figures were revealed in the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report 2015. The report showed that FDI inflows as a percentage of gross fixed capital formation amounted to 22.4 percent in 2014, compared with 19.3 ...
India Beats US & China To Become World’s #1 Investment Destination: Report
Trak.in - 6/29/2015 2:43:44 PM
As per a ranking methodology formulated by acclaimed Economist and bestselling author Daniel Altman, India has been ranked world’s number 1 investment ... GDP (Gross Domestic Product) based on the purchasing-power-parity figures for all countries.
UN Report: Foreign Investment in Israel Cut by 50% in 2014
Jewish Business News - 6/24/2015 8:18:57 PM
According to the UN World Investment ... direct investment (FDI) went from $11.804 billion in 2013 down to $6.432 in 2014. The outward flow of Dollars also fell from $301 million in 2013 to $253 million in 2014. As a percentage of gross fixed capital ...
OECD report points to growing dangers for world economy
World Socialist Web Site - 6/26/2015 6:04:45 AM
The inaugural Business and Finance Outlook published on Wednesday involved a detailed study of some 10,000 companies whose output amounts to around 30 percent of global gross ... that investment was less likely to be carried out in the home country of ...
A World of Opportunity Awaits Small Businesses Interested in Exporting
FOX News - 6/26/2015 8:09:25 PM
Communication and transportation across the world are getting so much easier that it’s predicted that as much as 80 percent of the world’s gross domestic product ... According to a United Nation’s World Investment Report, there are about 40,000 ...
Final Estimate: US Q1 Gross Domestic Product Contracted by 0.2%
Market Realist - 6/25/2015 10:45:06 AM
read Why GDP is a country’s most comprehensive economic scorecard. Breaking the GDP down into its component parts, we find that negative contributions from exports, nonresidential fixed investment, and state and local government spending primarily ...
Trillions spent but financial crises like Greece's persist around the world
Economic Times - 6/30/2015 2:13:55 PM
That gargantuan sum of money is what central banks around the world ... lending to the country despite zero growth and a corrupt and opaque political and economic system. Now, some of those creditors, including Franklin Templeton, a US investment firm ...
Global investment puzzle’
Dawn - 6/29/2015 1:29:10 AM
The inaugural Business and Finance Outlook published last Wednesday involved a detailed study of some 10,000 companies whose output amounts to around 30pc of global gross ... that investment was less likely to be carried out in the home country of many ...
Markets Are Shaken by Turmoil in Europe
Wall Street Journal - 6/29/2015 11:47:46 PM
Yields on those countries’ debt remain near historic lows. “Fundamentally, things are better now. There’s much more central-bank support. The stability of the world is in a ... co-head of investment-grade fixed income at BlueBay Asset Management.
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 ...
In 1900, Los Angeles had a bike highway — and the US was a world leader in bike lanes
Vox - 6/30/2015 8:58:57 AM
Copenhagen is one of the world's best cities for biking ... sometimes paved paths — often called "sidepaths" — next to rutted country roads, cyclists would demonstrate the benefits of road investment to teamsters and farmers, who'd then support ...
Forestry Equipment Market Worth $9 Billion By 2019
The Street - 6/30/2015 6:14:19 AM
ReportsnReports.com adds new forestry equipment market research reports titled "World Forestry Equipment to 2019" and "Global Forestry and Agricultural Machinery Market to 2019 - Market Size, Growth, and Forecasts in Nearly 70 Countries" to the ...