The Korea Sogyong Trading Corporation is a North Korean company that exports carpets and manufactures cigarettes.
Its cigarette manufacturing business began in September 2001 when it formed a 40%-60% joint venture with British American Tobacco called Taesong-BAT. As of 2005 , when the venture became known to the public, Taesong-BAT employed 200 people in Pyongyang and produced 2 billion cigarettes per year.
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