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
Gundlach At Inside Fixed Income On Wed.
etf.com - 10/20/2014 6:09:33 PM
Gundlach, chief executive officer and chief investment officer at DoubleLine, will discuss interest-rate policies around the world ... Bill Gross’ departure from PIMCO for Janus on Sept. 26, 2014. The one-day conference comes at a time fixed-income ...
Terrorism: A Threat to Foreign Direct Investment
econintersect.com - 10/20/2014 1:27:23 AM
Terrorism around the world is a problem for foreign direct investment (FDI). For example ... that these reductions amounted to 7.6 percent and 34.8 percent of annual gross fixed capital formation for Spain and Greece, respectively. Clearly, this means ...
Germany, France to draw up investment plans
Connecticut Post - 10/20/2014 3:24:54 PM
BERLIN (AP) — Germany and France agreed Monday to draw up proposals by the beginning of December to boost investment ... gross domestic product within two years. "We are determined to do everything together to strengthen investment in our countries ...
Investment boom in Myanmar
THE NATION - 10/20/2014 12:58:45 AM
Thailand's total investment ... capita gross domestic product remains low at about $900, the population of more than 50 million presents a huge untapped market for a variety of products. Economic outlook Economists have also been upbeat on the country's ...
World Bank suggests economic drain if Ebola spreads into neighbouring African countries
The Economic Times - 10/15/2014 12:43:12 AM
Christine Lagarde, managing director of the IMF, was seen wearing a button that read: "Isolate Ebola, Not Countries ... chief investment officer of Cumberland Advisors, wrote in a report late last week, addressing the potential fallout on gross domestic ...
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 ...
China overseas investment almost doubles in September: Govt
AsiaOne - 10/16/2014 9:10:16 AM
China has been actively acquiring foreign assets, particularly energy and resources, to power the world's ... from destination countries -- along with policy support from Beijing and foreign governments. "We believe China's overseas investment and ...
Investment drive deepens economic ties between China and ASEAN
Daily Mirror - 10/22/2014 5:28:24 AM
While global attention has been fixed on the geostrategic ... In 2013, annual per capita gross domestic product (GDP) levels in ASEAN countries ranged from US $ 55182 in Singapore. Chinese direct investment into ASEAN countries currently accounts for ...
Let’s be honest, Islam has a problem right now
Washington Post - 10/8/2014 11:53:03 PM
That’s why Maher and Harris are guilty of gross generalizations. But let’s be honest. Islam has a problem today. The places that have trouble accommodating themselves to the modern world are disproportionately ... Of the top 10 countries where ...
West Africa May Lose U.S.$32.6 Billion to Ebola in 2014/15 - World Bank
AllAfrica - 10/10/2014 10:57:35 AM
Nigeria is the largest economy in West Africa, and indeed Africa, judging by the recent rebasing of its Gross Domestic Product ... outbreak to the affected countries and the world could have been avoided by prudent ongoing investment in health systems ...
FinMin urges World Bank not to curtail grant to Nepal
Ekantipur - 10/12/2014 4:57:18 AM
Nepal has however been complaining that the country has been punished for timely ... Mahat had also sought investment in Nepal’s hydropower sector from the World Bank and its private sector arm-International Finance Corporation (IFC), during his meeting ...
Allied World Reports Strong Growth Across U.S. Insurance Platform for the Third Quarter 2014
Business Wire - 10/22/2014 4:12:38 PM
as well as assume responsibility for Allied World’s operations in Asia Pacific and any other initiatives outside of North America. Gross premiums written were $707.9 million, a 21.9% increase compared to $580.9 million in the third quarter of 2013.
Real estate helping Asia Pacific HNWIs to lead world
Opp Connect - 10/22/2014 3:36:51 PM
Rising real estate prices and investment was instrumental in the growing wealth, says the in-depth report by data provider, Capgemini. And higher growth in Gross ... world, although it dropped from 40.6% a year ago. “Record-low interest rates in the ...
Don't panic after Bill Gross exit
CNN Money - 9/26/2014 11:24:20 PM
Investors with money at Pimco are understandably queasy after legendary investor Bill Gross shocked the financial world ... investment officer Dan Ivascyn would take over after his boss's departure. Ivascyn, who has been at Pimco since 1998, was named ...