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, 2014See also: Investment (gross fixed) map
Global Investment Guide: How To Invest In 25 Countries Around The World
Yahoo Finance - 4/19/2016 7:56:37 AM
In the world ... investing in fixed income or in equities, in companies or in countries, a foreign country’s macroeconomic environment is a crucial risk driver which can heavily influence returns. In a new series of articles, The Global Investment ...
World Bank Touts Potential of Apparel Industry for South Asia
Voice of America - 4/29/2016 5:14:26 AM
According to the World Bank study, countries with greater female labor force participation generally see later marriages, fewer children, better nutrition and school enrollment and higher gross domestic ... more foreign direct investment in the sector ...
Saudi Arabia isn’t the only country looking to kick its crude addiction
CNBC - 4/29/2016 9:53:36 AM
Slightly less of UAE's gross domestic product ... However, there is hope that at least some countries will cope better this time. "We are encouraged by reforms that should help oil exporters manage in a $45 oil price world, with potential upside surprise ...
World Farmers’ Organisation Meeting Eyes New Markets, Fresh Investment
Inter Press Service - 4/29/2016 2:11:18 PM
Some people consider it a cliché, but it could be regaining its place in history as agriculture is increasingly seen as the answer to a wide range of the world ... for developing countries like Zambia, where would this kind of investment come from?
10 most Corrupt Countries of the World
Jagran Josh - 4/25/2016 1:04:28 PM
In most of the countries ... uncertain as any country in the world. It’s very possible that the nation will dissolve and turn in to three distinct countries”. Corruption in Venezuela led to a desperate lack of investment in security, education and ...
Publicis CEO: Surprised by 'Narrow' Thinking on Brexit
Bloomberg - 4/29/2016 9:39:17 AM
39:23 - Portugal is “very confident” about Friday’s review by DBRS Ltd. of the country’s only investment-grade rating ... Bloomberg's Jeff Black and Investec Head of Fixed Income Darren Ruane discuss with "On the Move" host Guy Johnson.
Growth Anemia: Blame a Collapse in Business Investment
Townhall.com - 4/29/2016 12:56:44 AM
Business investment hasn’t grown for two years. Over the past two quarters, total business fixed investment ... tax burden in the developed world. We double-tax corporate profits earned overseas, as virtually no other country does. Our depreciation ...
World Bank sees deeper Belarus recession than previously expected
Business Recorder - 4/28/2016 6:08:43 PM
The development bank predicted Belarus's gross ... World Bank's country manager for Belarus. The bank's inflation forecast was little changed at 14 percent for 2016, compared with 15 percent previously, he said. Over the past two years, World Bank ...
Turkey growth to slow to 3.5% in 2016: World Bank
Market Watch - 4/29/2016 4:24:20 AM
The World Bank said the country's public spending is expected to contribute to growth, albeit at a decelerating pace, adding that private investment is expected to ... or to about 4.2% of gross domestic product, from $32.03 billion in January.
Investment hike for fixed broadband infra still vital
Philstar - 4/24/2016 7:10:43 PM
"This is based on the capabilities of wireless networks to cover a wide area with greater efficiency than many other technologies particularly in emerging countries with underdeveloped fixed network ... Internet speeds in the world. (FREEMAN)
Saudi deputy crown prince criticises country's military spending
Bills Insider - 4/29/2016 10:22:14 AM
"We included new assets in the fund, Aramco and other assets, and we fixed the problems of the ... Wealth Fund that will surpass top ranking world sovereign funds as it will control more than 10% of the investment capacity in the world.
Japan Leads World Stocks Lower on Stimulus Disappointment
Tri-County Sun Times - 4/29/2016 7:08:58 AM
Jim Caron, senior fixed income portfolio manager at Morgan Stanley Investment Management ... of the decision was largely behind the fall as it makes life more hard for the country's exporters. The yen strengthened against a basket of currencies immediately ...
Saudi Arabia Pledges to End Oil Dependence by 2020
Hybrid Cars - 4/28/2016 4:04:02 AM
A new plan, Vision 2030, says that the country will exist “without any dependence on oil” by 2020 and would soon be a “global player” on the world investment stage ... about 15 percent of its gross domestic product. There are widespread fears ...
Dawn - 4/25/2016 1:58:45 AM
The change represents the largest upward revision among the world ... fixed investment, aggravated by the pronounced downturn in the housing market from 2010 onwards and by rising uncertainty regarding pension benefits and contribution levels in the ...
Saudi Aramco CEO expects oil price upturn by year-end
The Spectrum - 4/29/2016 11:40:59 AM
We included new assets in the fund, Aramco and other assets, and we fixed the problems ... boosting foreign investment. A catalyst for Vision 2030 is the sharp drop in world oil prices. These will in part contribute to scaling up the country's sovereign ...