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
Gross Says June Rate Increase Is Off as BlackRock Sees September
Bloomberg - 4/30/2015 2:11:42 AM
Bond King Bill Gross, basking in his bet against German bunds, now says a Federal Reserve interest-rate increase in June is “off.” BlackRock Inc., the world’s biggest ... the chief investment officer of fundamental fixed income at BlackRock in ...
World Bank slashes war-torn Ukraine's economic outlook
Yahoo News - 4/29/2015 11:38:23 AM
Kiev (AFP) - The World Bank ... for more investment to boost the economy. Qimiao Fan, the World Bank's director for Ukraine, warned Wednesday that "the top concern of investors is that they do not feel secure when they invest in this country because ...
Chilean finance minister: reforms are not weighing on investment
Reuters - 4/19/2015 6:23:57 PM
Gross fixed capital investment in Chile ... by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Chile's investment woes also appear related to "uncertainty over the impact of policy reforms." Mining firms in the country, for example, have expressed worry over ...
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 ...
How Are Countries' Business Cycles Moving Together These Days?
econintersect.com - 4/27/2015 5:21:22 AM
The correlation of business cycles implies that groups of countries are in the same phase for stretches of time. Follow up: An example of this can be seen in the figure, which shows the annual gross ... deviation in world consumption and investment growth ...
Europe pushes for zero emissions target by 2050
Renew Economy - 5/3/2015 8:30:31 PM
Jobs are created directly in manufacturing and implementation but the indirect effect is the saving of costs, thereby allowing funds to flow to consumption and investment. Both effects together could lead to an estimated gross employment impact of up to 1 ...
Who Produces The World's Food
Investopedia - 5/1/2015 8:29:54 AM
that contributes to 10 percent of its gross domestic product (GDP). China is a spectacular combination of an industrial and agricultural economy. On one hand, it is called the “world’s factory” for the massive manufacturing done in the country ...
Stornoway Announces Investment by Blackstone
Market Watch - 4/30/2015 7:55:18 AM
Blackstone's global presence and their long-established status as one of the world's leading investment firms make them ideally ... assumptions relating to gross revenues, operating cash flow and other revenue metrics set out in the Feasibility Study ...
World #1 Apple again beats forecasts – shares surge
biznews.com - 4/27/2015 11:58:04 PM
“The growth rate in China is significantly higher than most parts of the world.” IPhone sales in the country probably won’t exceed those ... to $48 billion from $37.4 billion a year ago. Gross margins will be 38.5 percent to 39.5 percent, compared ...
World Bank slashes Ukraine’s economic outlook
Dawn - 4/30/2015 2:04:32 AM
KIEV: The World Bank ... for more investment to boost the economy. Qimiao Fan, the World Bank’s director for Ukraine, warned on Wednesday that “the top concern of investors is that they do not feel secure when they invest in this country because ...
Goldman Joins Gross on Bund View, Sees ECB Stimulus Differently Than Eurozone
Value Walk - 5/1/2015 10:45:54 AM
The investment bank points out inflation numbers already ... Bund – ECB stimulus: “Sharp pullbacks” in the Eurozone underway, is Gross prophecy playing out? In the common world, when one talks about solving a problem with an “intervention ...
'PH to become a $1 trillion economy by 2029'
Rappler - 4/20/2015 11:59:12 PM
MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – The Philippines' gross domestic ... with FDI investment surging by 66% to $6.2 billion. Attracting greater FDI into the manufacturing sector to boost employment growth and make the country a competitive ASEAN manufacturing ...
Festival City to house world class entertainment facilities
MENAFN - 4/26/2015 11:20:28 AM
The Gross Domestic Product of Bahrain recorded 4.5 percent growth in 2014, driven by the non-oil sectors success, reaching 4.9 percent, according to a report from the Bahrain Economic ... Apr 26 2015 - Shurooq promotes Sharjah at World's Investment Summit ...
World shares hit new high, Europe shrugs off Greece worry | Reuters
Firstpost - 4/27/2015 8:30:28 PM
LONDON (Reuters) - World ... investment plans which we and the market will take with a grain of salt, given their chequered history," said Omar Fall, an analyst with Jefferies International. The MSCI world equity index, which tracks shares in 45 countries ...
Wooing investment from a former foe
asia.nikkei.com - 5/1/2015 4:05:03 AM
Despite concerns about the safety of genetically modified foods, Monsanto was invited in because of the government's policy of prioritizing greater productivity in agriculture, which accounts for 20% of Vietnam's gross ... its investment in the country.