27 Mar. 2012
Altadena, UNITED STATES
Gasoline drips off a nozzle during refueling at a gas station in Altadena, California March 24, 2012. China has hiked retail gasoline prices twice in six weeks to a quarter more than those in the United States, a move that's suddenly made Beijing's metro an attractive option for 27 year-old accountant Liu Jia who would normally prefer his Honda Accord. Half way across the globe in the United States, the world's top oil-consumer, the pain of high gasoline prices is being felt more keenly. Picture taken March 24, 2012.
REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENERGY BUSINESS)