2005 Energy Prices and Taxes

First Quarter 2005 - Volume 2005 Issue 1

International Energy Agency

The International Energy Agency's detailed quarterly report on developments in energy prices and taxes in OECD and selected non-OECD Countries.  Prices are provided at all market levels: import prices, industry prices and consumer prices.  The statistics cover main petroleum products, gas, coal, and electricity and prices are provided in both national currencies and in US dollars. Coverage is provided as far back as 1980 on an annual basis and 2003 on a monthly or quarterly basis.  This issue's feature articles cover biofuel costs and market impacts in the transport sector and LNG cost reduction and flexibility in LNG trade add to security of gas supply.