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Highest & Cheapest Gas Prices by Country

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

Photograph by Steve Vidler/eStock Photo

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Hong Kong

Price per gallon of premium gasoline: $8.61
Price change since last quarter: -3.1
Most-expensive-gas rank: #4
Pain-at-the-pump rank: #35
<p>Hong Kong is a part of China but has its own constitution, its own political structure and its own price of gas. Hong Kong residents pay 76 percent more for a gallon of gas than their neighbors in China, where the government caps the price at the pump.</p><p>Still, with their higher urban incomes, drivers in Hong Kong feel less pain at the pump than Chinese drivers do. The average daily income in Hong Kong is $99, and the share of a day's wages needed to buy a gallon of gas is 8.7 percent.</p><p>Read more energy & sustainability news.</p>