JTI Malaysia to lay off 40% of its staff


JTI Malaysia has pointed to the proliferation of illegal cigarettes and vape as reasons for downsizing its operations. – The Malaysian Insight pic, September 16, 2019.

SECOND largest tobacco company in Malaysia, JT International Berhad, will be carrying out a downsizing exercise that could see some 40% or 170 of its staff members being laid off over the next two years, reported The Star.

The report said the company’s shared services division will be affected the most, as operations are expected to cease and moved to another country.


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  • Are we having a sleeping kastam???60%of market share is from illegal sources!!! Is it still worthwhile to maintain a huge and expensive kastam enforcement team!? If I were the boss, for sure heads will roll.

    Posted 2 years ago by James Wong

  • Are we having a sleeping kastam???60%of market share is from illegal sources!!! Is it still worthwhile to maintain a huge and expensive kastam enforcement team!? If I were the boss, for sure heads will roll.

    Posted 2 years ago by James Wong

  • Ban smoking altogether. From a 2-packs-a-day former smoker!

    Posted 2 years ago by Kinetica Cho