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
Pimco Hires Former Moore Capital Manager Fahmi for Fixed Income
Money News - 8/18/2014 1:16:12 AM
Pacific Investment Management Co., the firm that oversees $1.97 trillion including the world’s biggest bond fund, hired Mohsen Fahmi from Moore Capital Management LLC to focus on global fixed-income ... Co-founder Bill Gross, who became sole chief ...
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 ...
Turkey and World Bank Group Reinforce Cooperation on Improving Islamic Finance and the Country’s Investment Climate
The World Bank - 10/30/2013 6:58:20 PM
Turkey joined the World Bank in 1947. Today, the Bank’s portfolio is concentrated and strategically focused, with 11 investment projects and US ... Turkey is MIGA’s 8th largest country by gross exposure, representing about 4.2 percent of MIGA’s ...
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 ...
The 10 Richest Countries in the World
Daily Finance - 11/18/2010 11:54:55 PM
To understand which nation has the most income, 24/7 Wall St. used Gross National Income (GNI) as a measure. We ranked the ten countries with the highest GNI per capita using the most recent data available from the World Bank. To factor in a nation's ...
The US Spends Pathetically Little On Infrastructure Compared To The Rest Of The Civilized World
The Business Insider - 8/20/2013 9:34:07 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 ...
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 ...
The most corrupt countries in the world
USA Today - 7/13/2013 11:59:24 PM
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 ... unpopular in much of the country yet provide direct investment and jobs.
India became third largest economy in 2011: World Bank
The Hindu - 4/30/2014 6:50:04 PM
South Africa, Egypt, and Nigeria account for about half of the African economy,” said the report. “At 27 per cent, China now has the largest share of the world’s expenditure for investment (gross fixed capital formation) followed by the US at 13 per ...
Globes: Israel Highly Sought Investment Target Among OECD Nations
thetower.org - 8/19/2014 6:18:39 PM
A report in the Israeli financial website Globes today called Israel “one of the world’s most attractive ... Israel’s attractiveness as an investment target as measured by the ratio of FDI to Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is 4%. This is the fourth ...
The Most Educated Countries in the World
Yahoo Finance - 10/15/2013 11:55:17 PM
ALSO READ: America's Worst Companies to Work For The most educated ... in the world. Based on the performance of Finland’s secondary school students on international tests, the country has a very effective education system. Finland’s investment in ...
Countries with highest per capita GDP
Rediff Business - 12/18/2009 12:38:28 PM
Per capita gross domestic product is an approximation ... primarily insurance, reinsurance, investment funds and special purpose vehicles. The country has the world's fifth largest oil reserves. The Kuwait Stock Exchange, which has about 200 firms listed ...
Countries Overloaded With Debt
CNBC - 10/28/2009 2:36:13 PM
Out of the world's 75 largest economies, the United States has the 20th largest as debt-to-GDP ratio, standing at 94.3%, with a gross external ... places where marginal investment is high, you should see net lending from rich countries to poor countries ...
Gross Loses World’s Largest Mutual Fund Title to Vanguard
Bloomberg - 11/4/2013 8:18:18 PM
4 (Bloomberg) --- Bill Gross no longer runs the world’s largest mutual fund. Investors are pulling money out of traditional fixed-income funds in anticipation ... than $10 billion as Boston-based chief investment officer for Fiduciary Trust Co., said ...
With greater investment, Bangladesh’s economic potential is huge
worldfinance.com - 8/22/2014 10:36:58 AM
LR Global has developed a time-tested and refined investment process focused on developing markets The power generation capacity, a long-standing hindrance in our country ... classes including listed equities, fixed income securities as well as high ...