Templeton Emerging Markets Income Fund ("TEI") Announces

Templeton Emerging Markets Income Fund ("TEI") Announces Distribution 
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 12/03/12 --  Templeton
Emerging Markets Income Fund (NYSE: TEI) today announced a total
distribution of $1.1181, comprised of its regular quarterly dividend
from net investment income of $0.25 per share, a special dividend
from net investment income of $0.4442 per share and long-term capital
gains distribution of $0.4239 per share, payable on December 31, 2012
to shareholders of record on December 14, 2012 (Ex-Dividend Date:
December 12, 2012). 
The Fund's investment manager, Franklin Advisers, Inc., is a wholly
owned subsidiary of Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE: BEN), a global
investment management organization operating as Franklin Templeton
Investments. Franklin Templeton Investments provides global and
domestic investment management solutions managed by its Franklin,
Templeton, Mutual Series, Fiduciary Trust, Darby and Bissett
investment teams. The San Mateo, CA-based company has more than 60
years of investment experience and over $753 billion in assets under
management as of October 31, 2012. For more information, please call
1-800/DIAL BEN(R) or visit franklintempleton.com. 
For more information, please contact: 
Franklin Templeton Investments 
1-800-342-5236