Sales of low-tar cigarettes inChinaduring the first half of this year reached a record high of 153.785 billion, up by 86.39 billion on sales during the first half of 2011.
Sales of low-tar cigarettes, defined as having deliveries of 8 mg or less, are being officially promoted at present.
Production of low tar cigarettes, also a record, was increased by 77.455 billion to 154.580 billion.
At the same time, the production and sales of cigarettes delivering 6 mg of tar or less, which are included in the above figures, increased by about 50 per cent to 5.170 billion and 5.595 billion respectively.
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