Second largest tobacco firm in Malaysia may cut 40% of workers

O’ Rourke: We have entered into consultation process on the matter. As this process is ongoing, we are not yet in a position to comment on or confirm what the potential changes may be here, but will provide further clarity in due course.

PETALING JAYA: The second largest tobacco company in the country will be undertaking a significant downsizing exercise, just two years after it shut down its manufacturing plant.

According to sources, JT International Bhd (JTI Malaysia) is looking at trimming its workforce by about 40%, or around 170 people, over the next two years.

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