Fuel Prices Japan
Fuel Pricing Policies
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 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.
(* „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
Sources to the Public
|Type of Information||Web-Link / Source|
|Pump prices and margins||http://oil-info.ieej.or.jp/price/price.html|