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by ThatBritGuy (thatbritguy (at) googlemail.com) on Sun Oct 8th, 2006 at 04:28:38 AM EST
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I believe prices are hovering just under the psychological barrier of £1/l and just over €1/l.

$4.24/gal(US) is $1.12/l or £0.60/l.

So, 2/3 of the price of fuel in the UK is tax.

$1/l = $3.79/gal(US)
€1/l = $4.77/gal(US)
£1/l = $7.08/gal(US)

as of today.

Wikipedia: Gasoline usage and pricing:

Norway (Oslo): $7.68/gal on August 8, 2006
UK: $5.58/gal on September 29, 2006
Germany: $5.29/gal on September 29, 2006
US: $2.38/gal on September 25, 2006
Venezuela (Caracas): $0.14/gal on September 29, 2006


Those whom the Gods wish to destroy They first make mad. -- Euripides
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sun Oct 8th, 2006 at 05:07:08 AM EST
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Prices have been dropping for the last few months. They peaked at around £1/litre in July/August and have been on the way down ever since.

Pump prices follow crude prices almost instantly when crude goes up, but then come down only very slowly.

Usually what happens is one of supermarkets breaks ranks to score some quick cross-over interest, and the others have to follow.

Independent forecourts set their own prices, and they're usually even higher.

by ThatBritGuy (thatbritguy (at) googlemail.com) on Sun Oct 8th, 2006 at 05:40:44 AM EST
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Prices and price dynamics in Finland are around the same. A quid a liter is about 1,44 €, whereas here it is now around 1.3 €. I assume the tax levels explain the difference.

You can't be me, I'm taken
by Sven Triloqvist on Sun Oct 8th, 2006 at 05:53:51 AM EST
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I wish the US had been smart enough to begin raising taxes, and thus prices, in the '70's.  We would have a lot different vehicle profile today if we had.
by wchurchill on Sun Oct 8th, 2006 at 03:11:14 PM EST
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Look what happened to Carter.

Those whom the Gods wish to destroy They first make mad. -- Euripides
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sun Oct 8th, 2006 at 06:42:19 PM EST
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