Highest & Cheapest Gas Prices by Country

By Tom Randall - 2012-08-13T22:00:03Z

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Argentina

Price per gallon of premium gasoline: $5.82
Price change since last quarter: +7%
Most-expensive-gas rank: #39
Pain-at-the-pump rank: #16
<p>Argentina oil producer YPF SA, which controls two-thirds of the gas stations in South America's second-biggest economy, raised the price of gasoline in July. It was the first increase since the government nationalized the company earlier this year, and Argentines had to work 6.1 percent longer to pay for the same amount of gas.</p><p>Argentina had the second-biggest price increase in the Bloomberg Gas Price Ranking, after Brazil. The average daily income for Argentines is $31. The share of a day's wages needed to buy a gallon of gas is 19 percent.

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