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Latin America and Caribbean Compared by Economy > Investment > Gross fixed

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.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Antigua and Barbuda 79% of GDP 2010
2 Saint Kitts and Nevis 37% of GDP 2010
3 Nicaragua 34.1% of GDP 2012
=4 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 30.1% of GDP 2010
=4 Panama 30.1% of GDP 2012
6 The Bahamas 29.9% of GDP 2010
7 Guyana 29.6% of GDP 2012
8 Haiti 28% of GDP 2011
9 Barbados 27.4% of GDP 2010
10 Honduras 26.6% of GDP 2012
11 Belize 26.4% of GDP 2012
12 Cayman Islands 25.6% of GDP 2010
13 Peru 25.4% of GDP 2012
14 Ecuador 24.6% of GDP 2012
15 Bermuda 24.3% of GDP 2010
16 Colombia 24.1% of GDP 2012
17 Dominica 24% of GDP 2010
18 Chile 23.9% of GDP 2012
19 Mexico 21.5% of GDP 2012
20 Saint Lucia 21.1% of GDP 2010
21 Bolivia 21% of GDP 2012
22 Uruguay 20% of GDP 2012
23 Costa Rica 19.9% of GDP 2012
24 Jamaica 19.5% of GDP 2012
25 Venezuela 19.3% of GDP 2012
26 Argentina 19.2% of GDP 2012
27 Brazil 18.9% of GDP 2012
28 Paraguay 17.9% of GDP 2012
29 Dominican Republic 16.4% of GDP 2012
30 Trinidad and Tobago 15.9% of GDP 2012
31 Grenada 15.8% of GDP 2010
32 El Salvador 14.7% of GDP 2012
33 Guatemala 14.6% of GDP 2012
34 Cuba 10.7% of GDP 2012

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Investment > Gross fixed. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Latin-America-and-Caribbean/Economy/Investment/Gross-fixed

Latin America and Caribbean Compared by Economy > Investment > Gross fixed

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Interesting observations about Economy > Investment > Gross fixed

  • Australia ranked first for investment > gross fixed amongst High income OECD countries in 2012.
  • China ranked first for investment > gross fixed amongst Emerging markets in 2012.
  • Antigua and Barbuda ranked first for investment > gross fixed amongst Christian countries in 2010.
  • Romania ranked first for investment > gross fixed amongst European Union in 2012.
  • Armenia ranked first for investment > gross fixed amongst Europe in 2012.
  • Djibouti ranked first for investment > gross fixed amongst Muslim countries in 2010.
  • United States ranked last for investment > gross fixed amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2012.
  • Cape Verde ranked first for investment > gross fixed amongst Catholic countries in 2012.
  • Bhutan ranked first for investment > gross fixed amongst Cold countries in 2010.
  • Lebanon ranked first for investment > gross fixed amongst Middle Eastern and North Africa in 2012.
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