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
The (Investment) World Is Changing And You Need To Get On Board
Seeking Alpha - 5/21/2015 12:45:21 PM
On June 30th, world clocks will be adjusted by one second as happens every ... you have a sense of the size of the Fed's balance sheet, the country's debt to GDP, deficit to GDP and quite a few others that you did not know about if you were a market ...
New Report Ranks World’s 50 Largest Greenhouse Gas Emitting Countries
Product Design & Development - 5/19/2015 4:26:39 AM
Next 10’s Green Innovation Index, International Edition ranked and analyzed each of the 50 nations gross domestic product (GDP ... The U.S. excelled in several categories. The country had the most private investment in clean technology innovation ...
Najib outlines plan to double GDP by 2030
Today - 5/21/2015 10:53:48 PM
KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak yesterday unveiled the 11th Malaysia Plan (11MP), which aims to ensure the country becomes a developed ... pledging to raise gross domestic product (GDP) from RM1.4 trillion in 2020 to RM2.6 trillion ...
Malaysia: First World By 2020?
The Diplomat - 5/18/2015 12:41:45 PM
Implementation of gross development spending and major infrastructure projects is now critical to unlock Malaysia’s potential and sustain this investment momentum.” In January, the Malaysian government increased its 2015 fiscal deficit target to 3.2 ...
Ivory Coast president tours country's first chocolate factory
theguardian.com - 5/20/2015 3:02:33 PM
The African country’s first major chocolate factory hopes to change all that. With an investment of €6m (£4.28m ... Cocoa is Ivory Coast’s biggest cash crop, accounting for 22% of gross domestic product, more than half its exports and two-thirds ...
China's Jan.-April fixed asset investment up 12 pct
上海日报 - 5/13/2015 9:12:56 AM
accounting for more than 65.3 percent of the country's total fixed asset investment. China's gross domestic product expanded 7 percent year on year in the first quarter, down from the 7.3 percent registered in the fourth quarter of 2014. Slower growth in ...
BTS Asset Management Offers Retirement and Institutional Share Classes for BTS Tactical Fixed Income Fund
EIN News Desk World News Report - 5/21/2015 7:37:33 AM
We believe many plan sponsors may find that offering a tactical bond approach as part of their investment lineup may give participants options that may help mitigate that risk." The BTS Tactical Fixed Income ... foreign companies, countries with emerging ...
Investment banks' revenue rise 9 percent in first quarter: survey
Win 98.5 - 5/20/2015 5:29:53 AM
LONDON (Reuters) - Revenue at the world's 10 largest investment banks rose 9 percent to $44.9 billion ... a survey showed on Wednesday. Trading in fixed income, currencies and commodities (FICC) divisions, which are particularly exposed to economic ...
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, 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 ...
California’s economy is world’s second greenest
San Francisco Gate - 5/16/2015 11:57:00 PM
California has more electric cars than any other state or country, leads the world in clean-technology investment and boasts a fast-growing ... appliances and cars — while per capita gross domestic product rose 37 percent. “I think of California ...
Europe’s Not Out of Bizarro World Yet
Wall Street Journal - 5/17/2015 6:26:32 PM
In the first few months of QE, investors were buying longer-dated bonds of 10 years or more in core eurozone countries because yields were ... Mr. Dixmier is chief investment officer of fixed income for Europe at Allianz Global Investors.
Britain resigns as a world power
Washington Post - 5/22/2015 12:19:42 AM
Confronting a world of challenges ... 2 percent of their gross domestic product. Britain is hovering around that mark and has refused to commit to maintaining budgets at that level. (It should be said that most other European countries are worse ...
World Bank: The trade challenge for Latin America and the Caribbean
Domican Today - 5/19/2015 6:09:51 PM
In the past four decades, the gross ... American countries to become better players in this transformed landscape,” said De la Torre. “What we have learned so far is that it is not enough to have global trade or to receive foreign direct investment.
WePay, with New Funding, Takes Its Tech Tools to Other Countries
paymentssource.com - 5/20/2015 10:23:22 AM
You have people who want pay out to sellers that are all over the world," said Bill Clerico, CEO and cofounder of WePay, which this morning announced a fresh $40 million round of investment led ... that originate in other countries, a strategy that's ...
The Steel industry is in incredible trouble today: Peter Marcus, World Steel Dynamic
Economic Times - 5/16/2015 5:06:00 AM
... has done public surveys in 30 countries, and says it is going up 0.5%. Q4. Are you saying that demand will decline across markets? The Chinese demand is in the process of dropping because fixed assets investment in China went from 38% to 50% of GDP.