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
List of countries by gross fixed investment as percentage of GDP
wow.com - 12/5/1990 11:58:07 PM
This is the list of countries by gross fixed investment as percentage of GDP ... The list is based on the CIA World Factbook data.  Dependent territories and not fully recognized states are not ranked. Country Investment 2008 est.
How low is per capita investment in India?
Live Mint - 9/27/2016 8:49:04 AM
Investment here is taken as gross fixed capital formation. A part of that table has been reproduced here. “An acceleration of investment helps developing countries reach a critical mass of activities in certain industrial sectors which then contributes ...
Saving-investment gap shrank in 2015-16
Dawn - 9/28/2016 6:31:52 AM
The investment in 2015-16 was 15.2pc of GDP compared to 15.5pc in the preceding fiscal year. The SBP report shows the gross fixed investment fell to ... Pakistan’s saving rates are lower than most regional countries, as it has been struggling for the ...
GROSS FIXED CAPITAL FORMATION - PRIVATE SECTOR (% OF GDP) IN LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES UN CLASSIFICATION
tradingeconomics.com - 9/13/2016 8:18:33 PM
GROSS FIXED CAPITAL FORMATION; PRIVATE SECTOR (% OF GDP) IN LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES UN CLASSIFICATION WAS LAST MEASURED AT 17.67 IN 2014, ACCORDING TO THE WORLD BANK. PRIVATE INVESTMENT COVERS GROSS OUTLAYS BY THE PRIVATE SECTOR (INCLUDING PRIVATE ...
WorldPensionSummit: Regulations have helped prod African pension funds to diversify
Pensions & Investments - 9/27/2016 4:02:44 AM
A move by the Ghanaian government to require its country's pension funds to decrease their allocations to fixed income was particularly welcomed ... and to encourage increased investment in public equities, the Ghanaian government proposed this year ...
India has the 9th largest market capitalisation in the world
caclubindia.com - 9/21/2016 5:50:04 AM
India is the ninth largest country in the world in terms of market capitalisation of $1.66 trillion (Rs.100 lakh crore) and its market capitalization-to-gross domestic product ... bringing diversification in their investment portfolios.
Paris climate targets to cost Asia $300 billion a year, but will help save lives - research
Eco-business - 9/28/2016 3:54:23 AM
The Manila-based bank’s definition of developing Asia comprises 45 of the ADB’s member countries in ... the size of Denmark’s gross domestic product (GDP) or the GDPs of Portugal and Morocco put together, according to World Bank data.
UAE investment opportunities to be in focus at Sharjah FDI Forum
Gulf News - 9/27/2016 4:12:52 PM
DUBAI: The second edition of the Sharjah Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Forum, which opens on Wednesday, will focus on investment prospects in the UAE, as the country diversifies ... and businessmen from around the world. The forum will highlight FDI ...
As Asians age faster, more of the cash heading offshore
bloomberg.com - 9/28/2016 3:32:55 AM
For the first time since 1950, the Asian emerging markets — a group that includes China, Thailand and South Korea — will see their populations age faster than those in the developed world ... countries in the next five years. “Outbound investment ...
Gross Fixed Capital Formation
economicshelp.org - 12/13/2012 11:53:07 PM
Investment increases both aggregate demand, but also increases future productive capacity. The UK and US economy are more geared towards consumption spending. The global average for gross fixed capital formation is 20% Some of the poorest countries ...
With a Whimper Instead of a Bang: Is the Great Bond Bull Market Over?
schwab.com - 9/27/2016 7:18:59 PM
Bond yields in major countries have rebounded after plummeting ... might slow tend to stoke concerns about the global economy. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) versus Trade Volume – World Source: International Monetary Fund, World Economic Outlook Database ...
What would happen if the world suddenly went vegetarian?
BBC - 9/28/2016 2:14:10 AM
“In developed countries, vegetarianism would bring all sorts of environmental ... elimination of red meat – food-related emissions would drop by about 60%. If the world went vegan instead, emissions declines would be around 70%.
Fitch Rates UPL Corp First-Time 'BBB-'; Bond 'BBB-(EXP)'
Reuters - 9/28/2016 3:25:45 AM
KEY RATING DRIVERS Diversified and Competitive Player: UPL Ltd is one of the largest post-patent crop protection chemical producers globally, with sales presence in more than 120 countries and ... on food security for the world's growing population and ...
Bill Gross: Two countries with better investment prospects than the U.S.
Investment News - 10/3/2010 11:59:22 PM
Bill Gross, manager of the world’s biggest bond fund, said developing economies such as Brazil and South Korea offer attractive investment opportunities as growth in developed markets including the U.S. has slowed. Brazil offers real interest rates of 8 ...