Why did the British sell opium in China?

The sale of opium by the British was used as a means of “opening” China – the East India Company received the necessary silver for the purchase of Chinese goods. Millions of people in China became drug addicts, and the outflow of silver adversely affected the economy. As a result of the opium warrior, China opened its ports by concluding unequal treaties with England and other European countries.

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