Fixed Capital Formation

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Fixed Capital Formation

The process by which a company acquires its fixed assets. Fixed assets are productive assets a company holds for longer than one year. Thus, fixed capital formation occurs, for example, when a company builds a factory or installs a pipeline. Fixed capital formation is often expensive, but is necessary for growth in manufacturing and similar industries.
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4% on the year in Q3, 2014, while gross fixed capital formations went up by 4.
9% on a quarterly basis, while gross fixed capital formation increased by 0.
Moreover, the bad news is that we observe a negative trend for fixed capital formations in the third quarter.
However the contribution of gross fixed capital formation (minus 0.