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Latin America and Caribbean Compared by Economy > Gross fixed capital formation > Current US$

DEFINITION: Gross fixed capital formation (formerly gross domestic fixed investment) includes land improvements (fences, ditches, drains, and so on); plant, machinery, and equipment purchases; and the construction of roads, railways, and the like, including schools, offices, hospitals, private residential dwellings, and commercial and industrial buildings. According to the 1993 SNA, net acquisitions of valuables are also considered capital formation. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Mexico 148.32 billion$ 2005
2 Brazil 145.89 billion$ 2005
3 Argentina 39.31 billion$ 2005
4 Venezuela 26.62 billion$ 2005
5 Chile 25.51 billion$ 2005
6 Colombia 23.22 billion$ 2005
7 Peru 14.95 billion$ 2005
8 Ecuador 8 billion$ 2005
9 Dominican Republic 5.79 billion$ 2005
10 Guatemala 4.8 billion$ 2005
11 Costa Rica 3.78 billion$ 2005
12 Jamaica 3.03 billion$ 2005
13 Panama 2.67 billion$ 2005
14 El Salvador 2.62 billion$ 2005
15 Trinidad and Tobago 2.47 billion$ 2004
16 Uruguay 2.17 billion$ 2005
17 Honduras 1.93 billion$ 2005
18 Paraguay 1.49 billion$ 2005
19 Nicaragua 1.39 billion$ 2005
20 Bolivia 1.19 billion$ 2005
21 Haiti 866.27 million$ 2003
22 Barbados 532.34 million$ 2004
23 The Bahamas 508.1 million$ 1987
24 Suriname 445.5 million$ 2005
25 Antigua and Barbuda 214.52 million$ 2002
26 Belize 207.4 million$ 2005
27 Guyana 202.7 million$ 2005
28 Saint Kitts and Nevis 174.92 million$ 2004
29 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 168.13 million$ 2005
30 Grenada 155.56 million$ 2004
31 Saint Lucia 151.26 million$ 2003
32 Dominica 71.17 million$ 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Gross fixed capital formation > Current US$. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Latin-America-and-Caribbean/Economy/Gross-fixed-capital-formation/Current-US$

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