Emerging Markets Income Fund as of March 31, 2001

Apr 11, 2001, 01:00 ET from Emerging Markets Income Fund Inc.

    NEW YORK, April 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Emerging Markets Income Fund Inc.
 (NYSE:   EMD) as of March 31, 2001
     Investment Objective: The Fund seeks high current income. As a secondary
 objective, the Fund seeks capital appreciation.
 
     Portfolio Composition*
     Asset Allocations:
     Emerging Market Bonds          97.8%
     High Yield                0.1
     Singapore                      0.1
     Cash                           2.1
 
     Top Ten Emerging Market Debt Countries:
     Russia               19.9%
     Venezuela            17.6
     Brazil               17.2
     Argentina            13.2
     Ecuador              7.2
     Bulgaria             5.0
     Algeria              4.4
     Colombia             4.0
     Philippines          2.3
     Peru                 2.1
 
     Currency Allocation:
     US Dollar:           95.5%
     Argentine Peso:      4.5
 
     Treasury Duration:        6.4 years
     Spread Duration:          7.1 years
     Average Maturity:         26.0 years
     Average Life:             22.4 years
 
     *Portfolio holdings and weightings are subject to change at any time.
 
     Inception Date:      October 30, 1992
     Total Net Assets:    $50,789,153
     Leverage:            28.6%
 
     Market Price:        $13.85
     NAV:                 $12.61
 
     Dividend Rate:       $0.4125
     Frequency:           Quarterly
 
     Emerging Markets Income Fund Inc. is a non-diversified investment
 management company traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol
 "EMD." It is managed by Salomon Brothers Asset Management Inc, a wholly owned
 subsidiary of Salomon Smith Barney Holding Inc.
 
     For more information, call 1-888-777-0102.
 
 

SOURCE Emerging Markets Income Fund Inc.
    NEW YORK, April 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Emerging Markets Income Fund Inc.
 (NYSE:   EMD) as of March 31, 2001
     Investment Objective: The Fund seeks high current income. As a secondary
 objective, the Fund seeks capital appreciation.
 
     Portfolio Composition*
     Asset Allocations:
     Emerging Market Bonds          97.8%
     High Yield                0.1
     Singapore                      0.1
     Cash                           2.1
 
     Top Ten Emerging Market Debt Countries:
     Russia               19.9%
     Venezuela            17.6
     Brazil               17.2
     Argentina            13.2
     Ecuador              7.2
     Bulgaria             5.0
     Algeria              4.4
     Colombia             4.0
     Philippines          2.3
     Peru                 2.1
 
     Currency Allocation:
     US Dollar:           95.5%
     Argentine Peso:      4.5
 
     Treasury Duration:        6.4 years
     Spread Duration:          7.1 years
     Average Maturity:         26.0 years
     Average Life:             22.4 years
 
     *Portfolio holdings and weightings are subject to change at any time.
 
     Inception Date:      October 30, 1992
     Total Net Assets:    $50,789,153
     Leverage:            28.6%
 
     Market Price:        $13.85
     NAV:                 $12.61
 
     Dividend Rate:       $0.4125
     Frequency:           Quarterly
 
     Emerging Markets Income Fund Inc. is a non-diversified investment
 management company traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol
 "EMD." It is managed by Salomon Brothers Asset Management Inc, a wholly owned
 subsidiary of Salomon Smith Barney Holding Inc.
 
     For more information, call 1-888-777-0102.
 
 SOURCE  Emerging Markets Income Fund Inc.