By: E&P Staff
The Wall Street Journal Asia started up the presses in New Delhi and Mumbai Monday to begin same-distribution of the daily in India.
The launch of the locally printed edition follows the Indian
government’s decision earlier this year to allow foreign investment in
the publication of facsimile editions of foreign newspapers. The government approved Dow Jones & Company’s proposal to publish a facsimile edition of The Wall Street Journal Asia in India.
In February, the regional Journal launched a Web site for India, www.india.wsj.com.
Since the 2007 acquisition of Dow Jones by New Corp., the company has and WSJ.com Mobile Reader.
Since News Corp. acquired Dow Jones in 2007, the company has expanded its coverage and product portfolio in the Asia-Pacific marketplace, including the introduction of the glossy lifestyle magazine WSJ in all Asian editions.
The Wall Street Journal Asia, which was founded in 1976 and has a total
circulation of 80,090, is also printed at nine other locations in the Asia-Pacific region.