british american tobacco malaysia - British American Tobacco (Malaysia) Announces Revision On Its Cigarette Prices



Petaling  Jaya, 17 April 2015 – British American Tobacco Malaysia (BAT Malaysia) has announced that the prices of all its cigarette brands will be revised to their last pricing before 1 April 2015, effective today, 17 April 2015.

“Our earlier price increase of RM0.50 for all our cigarette brand was in line with the GST implementation. However to remain competitive given the market situation as we see it today, our decision is to further revise our prices by reverting to our prices before 1 April 2015," said Stefano Clini, Managing Director, BAT Malaysia.

“Despite the challenges, we will continue to produce high quality products for our discerning consumers. We sincerely apologise to our business partners and consumers for any inconvenience caused to date and any potential technical delay in reflecting our revised prices in retail over the next few days given system changes needed by retailers. We would also like to thank you for your continued support,” Clini added.

The revised cigarette prices, effective today, Friday, 17 April 2015, are as follows:

DUNHILL range : RM 13.50

KENT range : RM 13.50

BENSON & HEDGES : RM 13.50

PETER STUYVESANT range : RM 12.00

PALL MALL range : RM 12.00

LUCKY STRIKE PLAIN : RM14.00

 

About British American Tobacco (Malaysia) Berhad
British American Tobacco (Malaysia) Berhad (British American Tobacco Malaysia) emerged on 3rd November 1999 from the merger of Rothmans of Pall Mall (Malaysia) Berhad and Malaysian Tobacco Company Berhad. These two long established tobacco companies brought with the merger, experience and an unrivalled portfolio of highly successful international brands to create the largest tobacco company in the country.

British American Tobacco Malaysia manufactures and markets high quality tobacco products designed to meet diverse consumer preferences. Its brand portfolio includes well-established international names like DUNHILL, KENT, PALL MALL and PETER STUYVESANT. British American Tobacco Malaysia has about 1,000 employees who are involved in the full spectrum of the tobacco industry, from processing to manufacturing, and marketing to distribution.

British American Tobacco Malaysia is part of the British American Tobacco group, which is the world’s most international tobacco group and the second largest stock market listed tobacco group by global market share.

 


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For more information, please contact British American Tobacco Malaysia:

Fairuz Helmi, Head of Corporate and Regulatory Affairs at 03-7491 7100 or Fairuz_Helmi@bat.com

Prianka Krishnamurthy, Corporate Affairs Manager at 03-7491 3773 or prianka_krishnamurthy@bat.com

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