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 World Can’t Devalue Against Itself, Says Bill Gross
Value Walk - 3/2/2015 11:57:04 AM
Bill Gross has an important message for the world – but first he wants to let everyone know that if he could be a dog, it would be a Golden Retriever….. The rationale for a country intentionally ... in this month’s Investment Outlook.
Janus' Bill Gross warns on dangers of low interest rates
Reuters - 3/2/2015 3:24:39 PM
Central banks around the world, particularly in developed ... King" for his decades-long run of successful returns, Gross shocked fixed-income markets last year when he quit bond giant Pacific Investment Management Co (Pimco) on Sept.
In a Yield-Starved World, No One Wants Brazil’s 12% Rates
Bloomberg - 3/2/2015 11:52:53 PM
Over the past month, the real is the worst-performing major currency in the carry-trade market, where investors borrow at low rates in one nation and invest in countries offering ... deficit and maintain Brazil’s investment-grade credit ratings, the ...
The 10 Most Innovative Countries In The World
Motley Fool UK - 3/3/2015 5:53:47 PM
It sure sounds great, but according to the Global Innovation Index 2014 — published by the Cornell University, INSEAD, and the World ... investment net inflows How much money flows into the country in the form of investments (as a percentage of GDP ...
Bill Gross: Hunker Down for Global Currency War
Think Advisor - 3/1/2015 11:54:05 PM
Writing in his March investment outlook ... a move that Gross says, in a novel explanation “seldom” addressed by other analysts, is the reason the U.S. has led the world in global growth since the financial crisis. Likening the current period to ...
Bold Restructuring Of Greek Debt Needed For Country's Economy To Start Growing Again, New Levy Institute Report Says
investorideas.com - 3/4/2015 2:32:10 PM
ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. - March 4, 2015 (www.investorideas.com newswire) Despite European Union finance ministers reaching a deal with Greece to extend the country ... investment and net exports will come from," they write. "The growth rate of gross ...
Oil rich Gulf countries ‘receive relatively high FDI’
Trade Arabia - 3/2/2015 2:05:55 PM
The ‘Foreign Direct Investment and Inclusive Growth: The impacts on social progress,’ compared data from the Social Progress Index, a measurement of growth and performance beyond gross domestic product (GDP) and FDI metrics for 132 countries.
'Two Algerias': Country gripped by economic debate
Al JAZEERA - 3/2/2015 7:39:22 AM
Algiers - Amid a global collapse in oil prices, Algeria, which derives 30 percent of its gross ... open to the world." Othmani said Algeria's economy has traditionally been closed to foreign investment for cultural reasons; mainly the country's ...
In possible gift to Bill Gross, Janus gets preliminary approval to offer ETFs
Investment News - 3/3/2015 11:58:52 PM
Mr. Gross took over the management of that fund after an abrupt exit in September from Pacific Investment Management Co. “The initial fund will pursue opportunities across the fixed-income spectrum ... Gross back to the ETF world. It's very rare for ...
World Fuel Services Corporation Increases Quarterly Cash Dividend by 60%
Yahoo Finance - 3/3/2015 10:04:20 PM
World Fuel Services sells fuel and delivers services to its clients at more than 8,000 locations in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide ... private aircraft and fixed base operators (FBOs), as well as the United States and foreign governments.
Bill Gross Goes to the Dogs
The Wall Street Journal - 3/2/2015 8:39:37 PM
Bill Gross is going to the dogs. Literally. The Janus Capital money manager, whose monthly investment letters are famous for their ... pivots to the issue of negative interest rates. All the world’s major central banks have been pushing interest rates ...
Malawi: Economists Blame Investors As Malawi Remains World's Poorest
AllAfrica - 2/20/2015 6:32:29 AM
The World Bank recently ranked Malawi the poorest country in the world with 2.26 Gross Domestic Product per capital (GDP ... This is due to insufficient investment. The country's economy grows when new companies are formed in the country and they expand.
Australia’s economy still grows at a decent pace despite the fall in mining investment.
worldpoliticsjournal.com - 3/4/2015 10:38:56 PM
Gross domestic product rose 2.5 per ... a result of the end of the mining investment boom that boosted the rate of economic growth over the past decade and helped the country to go through the global financial crisis relatively unscathed.
Are African countries rebasing GDP in 2014 finding evidence of structural transformation?
Brookings - 3/3/2015 1:36:06 PM
Rebasing gross domestic product (GDP)—revising the methods ... allowing Kenya to be re-categorized from a low-income to a lower-middle-income country according to World Bank metrics.  Effects have implications outside borders: The East African ...
Janus' Bill Gross: Currency War Risks Slowing Global Expansion
News Max - 3/2/2015 9:12:25 AM
Central bank policies have pushed interest rates below zero in Europe, and countries including China and Japan appear to be devaluing their currencies, he wrote in an investment ... Gross wrote. “Either the strong dollar weakens the world’s current ...