Increase in the average retail petrol prices in Australia compared with the rise in international prices

This report was written in response to a request from the Hon. Joe Hockey, MP, Minister for Financial Services and Regulation on 30 August 1999 asking the ACCC to consider how international crude oil price movements translated into retail prices in Australia over the previous six months.

Provided as a historical reference only. Please view our website for current information on petrol prices.