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A survey of worldwide gasoline prices for February and March, 2009, shows that European countries had the highest prices for gasoline with the Netherlands topping the list at $6.25 per gallon. The price for gasoline in the United States was about one third as much as northern European nations. Petroleum producing nations with government-controlled pricing such as Venezuela and Iran had by far the lowest prices.

Gasoline Prices for Selected Countries, February/March, 2009
Graph showing the gasoline prices for February and March, 2009 of various countries. Netherlands had the highest price per gallon ($6.26) and Venezuela had the lowest price per gallon ($0.12). For more detailed information, see the table below.

Note: Prices are for February 24, 2009 unless marked with an asterisk (*). Those with an asterisk are prices as of March 24, 2009.

 

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Gasoline Prices for Selected Countries, February/March, 2009
Country Pump Prices
Netherlands $6.25
Norway $6.21
United Kingdom $5.94
Germany $5.87
Italy $5.72
France $5.56
South Korea $5.38
Japan $4.54
Singapore* $4.09
India (Delhi)* $3.75
Australia $3.32
South Africa $3.24
Bangladesh* $2.42
Russia $2.38
Mexico $2.36
Vietnam* $2.27
United States $2.23
China* $1.93
Malaysia* $1.93
Nigeria $1.85
Indonesia* $1.67
Iran* $0.33
Venezuela* $0.12

Note: Prices are for February 24, 2009 unless marked with an asterisk (*). Those with an asterisk are prices as of March 24, 2009.
Source: Reuters.

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