Fuel Prices Japan

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Part of: GIZ International Fuel Price database
Also see: Japan Energy Situation

Fuel Pricing Policies

Local Currency: JPY
Exchange Rate: 83.18

Last Update: 2011/05/01

The downstream market is open and free in Japan.

The official website of the Oil Information Center (http://oil-info.ieej.or.jp/) offers comprehensive information on retail prices, wholesale prices, taxes and further details. Prices are surveyed and published on a daily basis for many Japanese cities.

Fuel Prices and Trends

Gasoline 95 Octane Diesel
in USD*

in Local Currency

* benchmark lines: green=US price; grey=price in Spain; red=price of Crude Oil

Fuel Price Composition

Price composition for one litre of Gasoline 95 Octane as of 2011/02/01.

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Approx. values.

(* „Import+Wholesale“ includes customs clearance (main share), storage, transport and wholesaler revenue.)

(** VAT imposed on wholesale price (excl. fuel tax).)

Fuel tax on diesel is 32.1 Yen (53.8 Yen for gasoline and premium).

Source: own calculation based on data from http://oil-info.ieej.or.jp/.

At a Glance

Transparency of
Price Composition
Transparency of Pricing
Mechanism / Monitoring
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Sources to the Public

Type of Information Web-Link / Source
Other Information http://oil-info.ieej.or.jp/
Pump prices and margins http://oil-info.ieej.or.jp/price/price.html
Wholesale Prices http://oil-info.ieej.or.jp/price/price.html


Please find more information on GIZ International Fuel Price Database and http://www.giz.de/fuelprices

This is a living document. If you have any comments or suggestions, please feel free to contact us: Armin.Wagner@giz.de