Taxing Energy Use 2018

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Counter to what would be expected on environmental grounds, taxes on diesel for road use are lower than taxes on gasoline in all but two countries, but this pattern appears to start changing in several countries.
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Country
= Diesel, EUR per tCO2, 2015
= Gasoline, EUR per tCO2, 2015
United Kingdom GBR 299.9 353.4
Netherlands NLD 181.1 339.2
Turkey TUR 198 337.6
Italy ITA 231.8 322.3
Israel ISR 251.1 308.3
Switzerland CHE 267.1 303.3
Finland FIN 190.1 301.6
Greece GRC 124 296.6
Germany DEU 176.7 289.8
Norway NOR 186.9 288.1
Sweden SWE 202.9 276.9
France FRA 175.9 276.3
Portugal PRT 151 273.2
Belgium BEL 156.8 272.4
Denmark DNK 155.1 268.5
Ireland IRL 180 260.2
Korea KOR 158.4 259.7
Slovenia SVN 162.2 241.1
Iceland ISL 217 228.6
Austria AUT 159.7 228
Slovak Republic SVK 138.3 227.8
Czech Republic CZE 150.8 208.4
Luxembourg LUX 125.9 204.6
Spain ESP 124.4 201.9
Estonia EST 147.6 187.2
New Zealand NZL 1.3 184.8
Japan JPN 96.9 183.3
Latvia LVA 125.1 182.1
Poland POL 131.1 176.8
Hungary HUN 137.7 176.2
Argentina ARG 103.9 172.7
Chile CHL 34.9 159.1
South Africa ZAF 104.9 132.3
Australia AUS 81.6 115.1
India IND 53.3 106.7
China CHN 65.1 99.4
Mexico MEX 87.6 77
Canada CAN 10.6 30.7
United States USA 21.8 19.1
Brazil BRA 5.1 12.1
Indonesia IDN 8.6 10.7
Russia RUS - -