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'BAT Malaysia does not take wind-down decision lightly' - The Borneo Post;

'BAT Malaysia does not take wind-down decision lightly' - The Borneo Post

The Borneo Post'BAT Malaysia does not take wind-down decision lightly'The Borneo PostOver the last five years, cigarette taxes increased 110 per cent and consequently, legal sales volume declined significantly while illegal cigarettes now made up more than 40 per cent of the total market. KUALA LUMPUR: British American Tobacco Malaysia ...and more »

BAT Malaysia does not take desicion to wind down operations lightly - The Sun Daily

BAT Malaysia does not take desicion to wind down operations lightlyThe Sun DailyKUALA LUMPUR: British American Tobacco Malaysia Bhd (BAT Malaysia) does not take the decision to wind down its factory operations lightly. In a statement, the company said it had considered and exhausted many options, and the decision to shut down ...and more »

British American Tobacco to shut down factory in Malaysia - Asian Correspondent;

British American Tobacco to shut down factory in Malaysia - Asian Correspondent

Asian CorrespondentBritish American Tobacco to shut down factory in MalaysiaAsian CorrespondentA female office worker in neighbouring Thailand smokes a cigarette outside a restaurant in Bangkok. Pic: AP. 710. Social Buzz. OWING to increasing taxes of cigarettes, big tobacco company British American Tobacco (BAT) is shutting down one of its major ...and more »

BAT to shut down factory, 230 employees affected - Free Malaysia Today;

BAT to shut down factory, 230 employees affected - Free Malaysia Today

Free Malaysia TodayBAT to shut down factory, 230 employees affectedFree Malaysia TodayCigarette producer cites falling sales due to high duties and increase of illegal cigarettes in the market. British-American-Tobacco-Malaysia-Berhad. PETALING JAYA: British American Tobacco Malaysia Berhad (BAT Malaysia) will shut down its factory here ...and more »

BAT's restructuring operation in Malaysia to affect some 230 workers - Astro Awani;

BAT's restructuring operation in Malaysia to affect some 230 workers - Astro Awani

Astro AwaniBAT's restructuring operation in Malaysia to affect some 230 workersAstro AwaniKUALA LUMPUR: British American Tobacco (Malaysia) Bhd (BAT), will undergo restructuring in operations and will source tobacco products for the domestic market from other BAT group factories regionally. BAT told Bursa Malaysia Thursday that the ...and more »

Illegal cigarettes push tobacco company to close PJ factory - Malaysiakini (subscription);

Illegal cigarettes push tobacco company to close PJ factory - Malaysiakini (subscription)

Malaysiakini (subscription)Illegal cigarettes push tobacco company to close PJ factoryMalaysiakini (subscription)Major cigarette producer British American Tobacco will be shutting down its factory in Petaling Jaya. Operations at the facility are to be scaled down in stages before ceasing in the second half of 2017, the tobacco firm said in an announcement to ...and more »

BAT to close Malaysian factory in stages - The Star Online;

BAT to close Malaysian factory in stages - The Star Online

The Star OnlineBAT to close Malaysian factory in stagesThe Star OnlinePETALING JAYA: British American Tobacco (M) Bhd (BAT), the country's biggest cigarette maker, is winding down it manufacturing business in stages with the shut down of its facility in Petaling Jaya expected in the second half of 2017. The company said ...and more »

BAT to shut down Petaling Jaya factory in stages - The Sun Daily

BAT to shut down Petaling Jaya factory in stagesThe Sun DailyPETALING JAYA: British American Tobacco (Malaysia) Bhd (BAT), in a surprise move, announced it is shutting down its plant in Petaling Jaya, Selangor, citing the increasingly challenging business environment. BAT told Bursa Malaysia yesterday that under ...and more »

British American Tobacco closing PJ plant, blames high duties - Malay Mail Online;

British American Tobacco closing PJ plant, blames high duties - Malay Mail Online

Malay Mail OnlineBritish American Tobacco closing PJ plant, blames high dutiesMalay Mail OnlineBAT said it will reduce operations at the factory located on Jalan Universiti in stages, and is targeting to cease all activity there by the second half of 2017. — Reuters picKUALA LUMPUR, March 17 — Tobacco product manufacturer British American ...and more »

BAT to restructure business operations in Malaysia - New Straits Times Online;

BAT to restructure business operations in Malaysia - New Straits Times Online

New Straits Times OnlineBAT to restructure business operations in MalaysiaNew Straits Times OnlineBAT said the restructuring was in line with efforts to realise a more sustainable business model, amidst an increasingly challenging business environment. By Bernama - March 17, 2016 @ 10:08pm. KUALA LUMPUR: British American Tobacco Bhd (BAT) will ...and more »

BAT to close factory in M'sia under restructuring exercise - The Star Online;

BAT to close factory in M'sia under restructuring exercise - The Star Online

The Star OnlineBAT to close factory in M'sia under restructuring exerciseThe Star OnlineKUALA LUMPUR: British American Tobacco (M) Bhd (BAT) will cease its manufacturing operations in the country under an operations restructuring that will see it sourcing tobacco products for the domestic market from other British American Tobacco group ...and more »