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
China’s mysterious investment statistics
Live Mint - 6/22/2016 6:43:42 PM
Since 2004 or so, total fixed-asset investment reported by the NBS has consistently been much higher than gross ... world’s largest and most influential economies. Given the far-reaching impact of economic developments here, it is vital that the country ...
Innergex’s long-term investment goals at a low cost
worldfinance.com - 7/1/2016 9:21:50 AM
More than that, the project is proof that Innergex is a renewables leader in the country, and is doing its fair share to atone for a bad year on the renewables investment front. Tranche A: A $250m construction loan carrying a fixed interest rate of 4.46 ...
Brexit: Companies Turn From UK To African Countries
Leadership - 6/30/2016 5:19:39 AM
The statement said that the revelation was the core of the Middle Africa Fixed ... countries were offering opportunities for businesses and investment. “Investing in Sub-Saharan Africa does come with risks, just as anywhere else in the world.
HVS Report - Maldives | Sustaining for the Future - Tourism, Environment and Investment - By Victoria Jia Li Chan and Hok Yean CHEE
Hotel News Resource - 7/1/2016 5:11:18 AM
According to World Travel & Tourism Council, the direct and total contribution of Travel and Tourism to the Maldives Gross Domestic Product (GDP ... the government has planned to expand the country’s main gateway airport in Malé. Click here (Adobe ...
FOREX-Sterling pressured by dovish BOE, euro also shaky
Inside Fidelity - 7/1/2016 12:17:49 AM
Traders said sterling is likely to remain choppy given the uncertainty surrounding the ... Any fixed income security sold or redeemed prior to maturity may be subject to loss. Before investing, consider the funds' investment objectives, risks, charges ...
VimpelCom Ltd (VIP) Upgraded to Hold by Zacks Investment Research
Ticker Report - 6/30/2016 5:29:47 PM
Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares ... According to Zacks, “VimpelCom Ltd. is one of the world’s largest integrated telecommunications services operators. It offers a wide range of wireless, fixed, and broadband services in Russia, Ukraine ...
Northern shrimp policy could be replaced by new regime
FIS - 6/30/2016 2:49:19 AM
The panel members explained that the proportional system recommended in the report would see each quota holder get a fixed percentage of the total ... would have a major impact on a fleet with a heavy investment in the fishery.
Bill Gross Jumps On Argentina Bandwagon
Bloomberg - 6/23/2016 9:24:10 AM
Bill Gross has become the ... after he left Pacific Investment Management Co., where he managed the Pimco Total Return Fund, the world’s largest bond fund at the time. Despite Argentina’s recent success, the country is still contending with a sluggish ...
India one of the very few bright spots: World Bank President Jim Yong Kim
Times of India - 6/30/2016 6:05:35 PM
The vote was driven by middle classes in developed countries ... around the world on 7% growth rates of India, he maintained his positive outlook and said: "World Bank is comfortable with these numbers." When asked about how effective Gross National ...
Here's What Starter Homes Look Like Around The World
The Huffington Post - 6/30/2016 1:30:35 AM
A longer, narrower road to homeownership may be the new reality for most younger Americans, but what's the situation like in other cities around the world? Do first-time house ... market where rents fluctuate on a fixed amount, rising and falling with ...
ZIMEC brings renewed hope for investment
Times of Zambia - 6/28/2016 4:42:03 PM
Zambia, like many other commodity-producing countries in the world, has been affected by the current dip ... of forward thinking and business-friendly policies will attract new investment in the energy and mining sector. With Zambia being dependent on ...
U.S. Olympic Committee bumps anti-doping funding by nearly 25%
WTSP - 7/1/2016 3:23:56 AM
"The system needs to be fixed ... USOC's investment in an independent anti-doping structure will go a long way toward the preservation of a level playing field here in the United States." The USOC walks a fine line, knowing it is one of 205 countries ...
The world has an $800bn annual infrastructure gap. Here's how to close it
weforum.org - 6/30/2016 1:55:03 PM
The world ... (or which countries) you’ve spoken with have shown the most interest in infrastructure as an asset, as in, which funds are really closing the gap between their current holdings and allocation targets for infrastructure investment?
Yedlin: The world is shifting to increased use of low carbon fuels
Canada - 6/29/2016 5:56:37 AM
per unit of gross domestic product, as well as carbon emissions per unit of GDP, are all set to continue to fall. The numbers also showed — in spades — that market signals work on both sides of the equation: consumption and investment. Oil consumption ...
Ecobank Group Research Reveals Africa’s Five Hot Spots For Investment
Modern Ghana - 6/29/2016 1:56:14 PM
This positive outlook forms the core of the Middle Africa Fixed Income ... is not a country: it is 54 countries, and they are growing at different speeds and diversifying in different ways, offering opportunities for business and investment.”