USA: Capital investment, in dollars

(measure: billion U.S. dollars; Source: The World Bank)
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USA: Capital investment, billion USD

, 1970 - 2019: For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 1970 to 2019. The average value for the USA during that period was 1888.09 billion U.S. dollars with a minimum of 229.84 billion U.S. dollars in 1970 and a maximum of 4504.04 billion U.S. dollars in 2019. The latest value from is billion U.S. dollars. For comparison, the world average in based on countries is 0.00 billion U.S. dollars. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Definition: Gross capital formation (formerly gross domestic investment) consists of outlays on additions to the fixed assets of the economy plus net changes in the level of inventories. Fixed assets include 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. Inventories are stocks of goods held by firms to meet temporary or unexpected fluctuations in production or sales, and "work in progress." 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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