Country Comparison > Investment (gross fixed)

RankCountryInvestment (gross fixed) (%)
1Congo, Republic of the51.9
2Sao Tome and Principe48.7
3China46.1
4Lesotho37.3
5Seychelles37.2
6Haiti37
7Kosovo35
8Cape Verde34.2
9Indonesia33.2
10Lebanon32.9
11Nicaragua32.8
12Belarus32.8
13Equatorial Guinea32.4
14Chad31.9
15Iran31.8
16Algeria31.5
17Morocco31.4
18Qatar30.6
19Armenia30.6
20Belize30.4
21Gabon30.3
22Botswana30
23India29.9
24Laos29.2
25United Arab Emirates29
26Ghana29
27Sri Lanka28.9
28Panama28.9
29Thailand28.5
30Australia28.5
31Vietnam28.2
32Gambia, The27.8
33Sudan27.2
34Ethiopia26.8
35Romania26.7
36Korea, South26.7
37Peru26.6
38Saudi Arabia26.6
39Tanzania26.5
40Ecuador26.5
41Hong Kong26.4
42Oman26.2
43Albania26
44Jordan25.9
45Kyrgyzstan25.7
46Malaysia25.7
47Senegal25.5
48Togo25.4
49Honduras25.4
50Bangladesh25.4
51Mozambique24.8
52Uganda24.6
53Estonia24.5
54Chile24.1
55Singapore24.1
56Canada24
57Colombia23.9
58Czech Republic23.6
59Mauritius23.1
60Latvia23
61Georgia22.8
62Benin22.6
63Namibia22.6
64Azerbaijan22.5
65Tunisia22.3
66Russia22
67Kenya22
68Zimbabwe21.9
69Argentina21.8
70Burundi21.8
71Macedonia21.8
72Moldova21.8
73Guyana21.6
74Austria21.5
75Slovakia21.5
76Uruguay21.4
77Bulgaria21.4
78Japan21.2
79Kazakhstan21.1
80Cameroon20.9
81Burkina Faso20.9
82Belgium20.7
83Jamaica20.7
84Mexico20.7
85Papua New Guinea20.7
86Norway20.6
87Syria20.5
88Rwanda20.4
89Bahrain20.4
90Cambodia20.3
91Turkey20.3
92Costa Rica20.2
93Switzerland20
94Somalia20
95Venezuela19.9
96Luxembourg19.9
97France19.8
98Suriname19.7
99Taiwan19.5
100Zambia19.5
101Philippines19.4
102Finland19.4
103Poland19.3
104South Africa19.2
105Spain19.1
106Israel19.1
107Sweden18.9
108Ukraine18.9
109New Zealand18.9
110Madagascar18.7
111Niger18.4
112Nigeria18.4
113Croatia18.4
114Bolivia18.3
115Italy18.2
116Brazil18.1
117Yemen18
118Denmark17.8
119Germany17.6
120Guinea17.4
121Slovenia17.4
122Serbia17.3
123Hungary17.2
124Netherlands16.8
125Lithuania16.7
126Tajikistan16.6
127Dominica16.4
128Dominican Republic16.4
129Burma16.3
130Egypt16
131Portugal15.8
132Trinidad and Tobago15.6
133Eritrea15.2
134Cote d'Ivoire15
135Guatemala14.6
136Paraguay14.6
137Malta14.6
138Iceland14.4
139El Salvador14.2
140United Kingdom14.2
141Kuwait14
142Malawi13.3
143United States12.8
144Greece12.6
145Angola11.4
146Pakistan10.9
147Turkmenistan10.6
148Swaziland10.3
149Iraq10.1
150Ireland10
151Cuba9.6
152Montenegro8.3
153Libya4.7

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, 2014

See also: Investment (gross fixed) map

Related News

China’s mysterious investment statistics
Live Mint - 6/22/2016 6:50:52 PM
Since 2004 or so, total fixed-asset investment reported by the NBS has consistently been much higher than gross ... world’s largest and most influential economies. Given the far-reaching impact of economic developments here, it is vital that the country ...

Bill Gross Jumps On Argentina Bandwagon
Bloomberg - 6/23/2016 9:24:10 AM
Bill Gross has become the ... after he left Pacific Investment Management Co., where he managed the Pimco Total Return Fund, the world’s largest bond fund at the time. Despite Argentina’s recent success, the country is still contending with a sluggish ...

Welcome to Low-Return World: Will Chief Investment Officers and Trustees be ready?
allaboutalpha.com - 6/21/2016 11:59:51 PM
That’s the view of a fixed-income elder ... always kept one foot in the business world. At age 82 he now serves as chief investment officer for robo-advisor start-up Wealthfront.) He starts, like Mr. Gross, with the historical risk premium of ...

Brexit's Impact on Global Economy Depends on Leaders
Inside Fidelity - 6/26/2016 6:10:20 PM
How deep a shadow depends crucially on how the rest of the world responds ... The uncertainty had already depressed business investment. Economists have predicted a British exit would knock 1% to 6% off U.K. gross domestic product: anything from a moderate ...

London fears Brexit exodus of bankers, investment
Today - 6/26/2016 10:32:12 AM
Some 60 percent of Londoners voted to stay in the European Union in Thursday’s historic referendum, but the rest of the country cast their ballots overwhelmingly to leave. And the capital’s 8.6 million residents, whose Gross Domestic Product is about ...

The Best Countries to Be an Entrepreneur
theepochtimes.com - 6/19/2016 9:43:14 AM
The top 10—which includes Sweden, the Netherlands, Australia, Singapore, and Denmark—together account for 31 percent of the world’s Gross Domestic ... with direct foreign investment and exports. “The products coming out of countries—that are ...

Indonesia's economic resilience boosted by reforms: WB
Fibre2Fashion - 6/22/2016 4:46:11 AM
“Prudent monetary policy, increased public investment in infrastructure, and policy reforms to improve the investment climate, are helping Indonesia maintain growth in the order of 5.1 percent,” said Rodrigo Chaves, World Bank Country Director for ...

Fixed & Floating Exchange Rate System: A Case With Nigeria's Economy
Modern Ghana - 6/23/2016 10:42:55 AM
In the ideal world ... investment gains to either import more raw materials or repatriate profits into their home country without making a loss or feel cheated. In recent times one of the biggest economies in Africa, Nigeria, has switched from a fixed ...

These 5 Countries Will Dominate the Global Economy in 2030
The National Interest - 6/26/2016 2:54:04 AM
China has already passed the United States in terms of Purchasing Power Parity Gross Domestic Product (PPP GDP ... unlike most the rest of the world, India is a relatively young country. It also has the tailwind of needing to build the necessary ...

Everything you need to know about being gay in Muslim countries
The Guardian - 6/21/2016 10:38:08 AM
In England in 1952, there were 670 prosecutions for sodomy, 3,087 for attempted sodomy or indecent assault, and 1,686 for gross ... world” has been published regularly since 2007. So far, no one has attempted to hold a Pride parade in an Arab country ...

Why India Is Worst Country in the World for Business
24/7 Wall ST - 6/20/2016 11:43:44 AM
the country remains the worst place in the world to do business. India remains mired in corruption, large cities that have the most dangerous pollution in the world and worries that the government significantly misleads outsiders about its gross domestic ...

Curzon Cinemas targets expansion around the world
CITY A.M. - 6/26/2016 10:25:02 AM
Curzon Cinemas, a chain that began in London in 1934 and has since opened 10 more cinemas across the country, is now targeting international ... earlier this year teamed up with European property investment company Avignon Capital to fund six new physical ...

Speculation over Brexit is making the global economy nervous: World Bank
Firstpost - 6/21/2016 6:16:15 PM
He said the event was being closely watched by the World Bank ... direct investment for many emerging market and developing economies. International trade and financial market spillovers could be significant – particularly for countries in Europe ...

Markets reel as world absorbs shock of UK vote for Brexit
MusicZine - 6/26/2016 2:32:35 AM
Britain was under pressure on Saturday to set out a quick timetable for a divorce from the European Union after the country's historic vote to leave the bloc sent shockwaves around the world ... "Inward investment by China into the United Kingdom under ...

Clothing the world
The Hindu Business Line - 6/24/2016 8:04:15 AM
If all the decisions taken by the Cabinet are effectively implemented, India can expect to regain its share in the world market for apparels ... increase exports to $30 billion, and pull in investment worth ₹74,000 crore, according to the Government ...


Embed this graph in your blog:

Only the top 10 countries will show.
Preview