Analysis of a tobacco vector and its actions in china: the activities of japan tobaccoAuthor(s): He Peisen | Takeuchi Takeaki | Yano Eiji
Journal: Tobacco Induced Diseases ISSN 1617-9625
Volume: 8; Issue: 1; Start page: 13; Date: 2010;
Abstract Japan Tobacco (JT) is the third largest tobacco company in the world, and China, the world's largest tobacco consumer, is one of the most important targets for JT. To provide information for tobacco control, we reviewed and analyzed JT and its tactics and strategies in the Chinese market mainly by systematic examination of documents which are made available in the University of California, San Francisco Legacy Tobacco Documents Library. As a result, JT has had a special interest to expand sales of its cigarettes in the Chinese market.