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
Bill Gross Used $45 Billion Derivatives to Lift Fund Gain
Bloomberg - 9/17/2014 4:29:41 AM
Bill Gross is relying on derivatives rather than Janet Yellen to raise his returns on government bonds. The co-founder of Pacific Investment Management Co ... based senior money manager at Prudential Fixed Income. “It is levering their fund.”
World Fuel Cells Market
TheSacramento Bee - 9/10/2014 5:45:24 PM
MARKET ENVIRONMENT 4 General 4 World Economic Overview 5 Recent Historical Trends 7 World Economic Outlook 9 Personal Income & Expenditure Trends 12 World Population Outlook 14 Gross Fixed Investment ... Fuel Cell Demand by Country, 2022 169 SECTION ...
Bill Gross Used $45 Billion Derivatives to Lift Pimco Fund Gains
Money News - 9/17/2014 7:21:29 AM
Bill Gross is relying on derivatives rather than Janet Yellen to raise his returns on government bonds. The co-founder of Pacific Investment Management ... manager at Prudential Fixed Income, referring to bonds issued by European countries other than ...
World Activated Carbon Market, Freedonia
The Street - 9/10/2014 12:34:36 AM
9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: World Activated Carbon Market ... II -- MARKET ENVIRONMENT 1 World Gross Domestic Product by Region 10 2 World Gross Fixed Investment by Region 12 3 World Population by ...
Alibaba's IPO could be 'open sesame' for global expansion
PC World - 9/18/2014 11:55:18 PM
“So much of the world ... s recent investment in U.S. mobile gaming company Kabam as an example. “They are looking at how they can be more competitive in their own domestic gaming market.” Alibaba is already generating more sales in gross merchandise ...
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 ...
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 ...
World's best economies
CNN Money - 8/13/2012 12:27:27 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.
The most corrupt countries in the world
USA Today - 7/14/2013 7:01:44 AM
More than half of the world's population believes corruption in the public sector is a very serious problem. Liberia and Mongolia are the two most corrupt countries in the world ... Russia and Venezuela had an estimated gross domestic product (GDP ...
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 ...
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 ...
India became third largest economy in 2011: World Bank
The Hindu - 4/30/2014 6:50:04 PM
In a matter of six years, India emerged as the world’s third-largest economy in 2011 from being the tenth ... China now has the largest share of the world’s expenditure for investment (gross fixed capital formation) followed by the US at 13 per cent.
The World's 5 Most Workaholic Countries
The Motley Fool - 1/25/2014 12:28:49 PM
So which are the most workaholic countries ... populous in the world. Roughly half of South Koreans claim no religion, while about a quarter each are Buddhist or Christian. South Korea's population is around 50 million, and its gross domestic product ...
West Africa Risks Economic Disaster from Ebola, World Bank Chief Says
Wall Street Journal - 9/17/2014 3:28:15 PM
The World Health Organization earlier this week pleaded for a global investment of $1 billion to ... IMF and World Bank officials warn. The three countries worst hit only represent 5% of West Africa's gross domestic product. There's already some spillover ...
STATS: China's fixed investment in mining is putting the rest of the world to shame
Mining - 1/18/2013 7:07:03 PM
According to the National Bureau of Statistics of China the country ... fixed-asset investment in the mining industry reached $211 billion (CNY 1,312.9 billion) in 2012, an increase of 11.8% over 2011. Fixed-asset investment in coal mining – China is the ...