Table 2

‚ÄÉComparison of foreign market share changes among the four Asian Super 301 countries after market opening

Year market openedJapan (1987)Taiwan (1987)South Korea (1989)Thailand (1990)
Sources: Annual statistical report of the Monopoly Bureau (Taiwan data)1; British American Tobacco Company39 (other countries in 1993) and Tobacco Control Country Profiles12 (other countries in 1990, 1995, 1998, 2000).
Year before market opened5%2%0.1%1%
199013%16%5%1%
199319%33%6%3%
199518%27%14%5%
199830%38%8%13%
200024%48%9%18%