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Highway Statistics 2010

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Motor Fuel Tax Rates for Selected Countries 1/

Table IN-1

October 2011

(Cents per Gallon)

Country Gasoline Diesel
Belgium 450 329
France 440 335
Germany 459 352
Italy 419 335
Japan 283 183
Netherlands 505 329
United Kingdom 484 489
United States 2/ 40 46

1/ Source for foreign rates is data collected by the U.S. Department of Energy from various sources. Rates were converted to U.S. currency using current exchange rates. Data shown as of January 2011.

2/ Includes the weighted average of State taxes as shown on table MF-121T, plus the Federal tax.