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
Bill Gross Investment Letter “Stinky Was My Brother’s Cat”
Value Walk - 7/30/2015 10:46:33 AM
I recited the Lord’s Prayer, then followed it up with the standard “God Blesses” – in my case “God Bless Mommie, Daddie, Chip, Lyn, Mamie, Budgie, Brenda, Stinky and everyone in the whole world.” Stinky was my brother’s cat, so named because ...
Australia leans on TD-LTE for NBN fixed-wireless success
Mobile World Live - 7/28/2015 7:49:58 AM
Ovum said that NBN’s wholesale pricing allows the country’s retail operators to offer the lowest pricing per gigabyte per month in the world on a comparable network. Fletcher said he thinks this demonstrates the high quality of the fixed-wireless offering.
India's FDI Confidence ranking drops by 4 points in a year, from 7th to 11th position: Consultants AT Kearney
Counterview - 7/30/2015 11:36:39 AM
Top international consultants AT Kearney have noted that, despite Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Make in India drive, India has dropped from the top 10 positions in foreign direct investment ... suggested the country’s gross domestic product (GDP ...
Codelco halts world's largest open pit copper mine over strike
Mining - 7/27/2015 11:57:31 PM
A week-long strike by contract workers at world ... a $25 billion investment plan aimed to expand its decades-old flagship mines and search for new high-grade deposits. Copper, which accounts for 60% of Chile's exports and 15% of gross domestic product ...
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 ...
Explainer: key factors behind China’s investment rout
Financial Times - 7/27/2015 11:57:31 PM
A slump in Chinese investment ... do not add to the country’s productive capital stock. A cleaner measure of how much companies are investing in boosting their productive capacities — and therefore in their futures — is gross fixed capital formation ...
ECLAC: Caribbean, Latin American countries to grow 0.5% in 2015
Nassau Guardian - 7/30/2015 4:08:40 PM
Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean will grow an average of 0.5 percent in 2015 amid a “worrisome” decline in investment and lower contribution ... grow an expected 4.4 percent. In 2014, gross fixed capital formation contracted by two percent ...
China Is a Special Developing Country
New York Times - 7/27/2015 10:10:08 PM
There’s no debate that China is a developing country, given its per capita gross domestic product ... Economic Cooperation leaders pledged to achieve free and open trade and investment in the Asia-Pacific region by 2010 for developed members and 2020 ...
Gross: Ignore the calm, your bond fund could be about to nose-dive
FE Trustnet - 7/30/2015 4:58:46 PM
Gross says while low interest rates were meant to stimulate corporate investment ... countries in between.” Nick Hayes, manager of the £240m AXA Sterling Strategic Bond fund, says he is also worried the next few months could be severe for fixed income ...
World Bank Predicts Considerable Growth and Drop in Poverty Rate for Rwanda
Economy Watch - 7/20/2015 5:53:35 PM
Latest news about the state of the world economy ... garner help from the medium term investment. Although Rwanda’s gross domestic product (GDP) investment of 24% was a little above average for low/medium income countries, it was still mostly financed ...
Global Bearings Market driven by Asia-Pacific New Study
MENAFN - 7/30/2015 2:06:59 PM
Moreover APAC is undergoing steady growth in manufacturing activities and fixed asset investments resulting ... overall product demand both in developed and developing countries. The annual world gross output has seen a steady increase in 2014 and we ...
Allied World Lags Q2 Earnings on Higher Catastrophe Losses - Analyst Blog
NASDAQ - 7/23/2015 10:33:22 AM
Gross ... company's investment portfolio fell to 0.3% as of Jun 30, 2015 as against 1.4% recorded on June 14, 2014. The lower return was due to unrealized losses within the fixed income portfolio that, in turn, was caused by higher bond yields. Allied ...
Making sure ‘developing’ countries develop
Japan Times - 7/18/2015 11:29:25 AM
Yet these are the countries where international aid matters the most, where it is essential to build decent health and education systems and boost investment in agriculture and infrastructure. Addis Ababa won’t be a success unless the rich world commits ...
Bill Gross: We Need Bill Gross Now More Than Ever
Dealbreaker - 7/30/2015 9:23:38 PM
and not so well for all other EZ countries in between…Historically, the Fed and almost all other central banks have comfortably relied on a model which assumes that lower and lower yields will stimulate not only asset prices but investment spending in ...
New development bank to rival World Bank, others
Punch - 7/22/2015 7:14:08 AM
Excluding South Africa, the four original BRIC countries comprise more than 40 per cent of the world’s population, a quarter of the world’s land area and more than 25 per cent of global gross domestic product. Kamath and Lou Jiwei, Chinese finance ...