The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economy Cooperation and Development hosts the long-time effort "International Fuel Prices" with a database containing data on fuel prices, taxes, price policies, etc. of almost all countries in the world.
Policies for fuel pricing, fuel prices and taxes vary from country to country. However, generally spoken, fuel taxes are one of the most important options for financing the transport sector: 10 US cents per liter may yield the financial resources necessary to maintain the road system, an additional 3-5 US cents can be a financing option for urban transport.
Furthermore, fuel taxation is a practical option to shift the burden of indirect negative effects of transport (e.g. environmental pollution, noise, congestion costs, etc.) onto transport users.
The international fuel price database allows to compare global fuel prices and policies. By this means it can help developing and implementing rational energy pricing policies.
"International Fuel Prices" is a service of the sector project "Transport Policy Advisory Services", GIZ, commissioned by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development.
Please find further information about fuel pricing in the country factsheets. You may access them by clicking the respective countries in the following table.
Findings, interpretations, and conclusions expressed on these fuel price pages are based on information gathered by GIZ and its consultants, partners, and contributors from reliable sources. GIZ does not, however, guarantee the accuracy or completeness of information on these pages, and cannot be held responsible for any errors, omissions, or losses which emerge from its use. This page contains links to third-party web sites. The linked sites are not under the control of GIZ and GIZ is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site.
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