Aberdeen Asia-Pacific Income Investment Company Limited announces updated portfolio composition



    TORONTO, Aug. 17 /CNW/ - Aberdeen Asia-Pacific Income Investment Company
Limited (the "Company") (TSX: FAP), a closed-end investment company trading on
The Toronto Stock Exchange, today announced updated portfolio composition as
of August 16, 2007. While the underlying securities have remained largely
unchanged since the last performance report for the period ending June 30,
2007, a hedging program has been implemented over the last two weeks to help
reduce the volatility of the Company's Net Asset Value. Please see below for
the updated portfolio composition.
    Shareholders are reminded the rights previously distributed in connection
with the Company's rights offering expire at 4:00 p.m. on August 21, 2007.
    
    As of August 16, 2007, the portfolio was invested as follows:

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                               Currency Exposure(%)   Geographic Exposure(%)
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    Australia                        35.1                    39.9
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    New Zealand                       0.2                     1.9
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    Canada                            6.2                       -
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    United States                    33.1                     4.2
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    Mexico                            1.6                     1.6
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    South Korea                       4.5                     4.7
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    Singapore                         3.6                     1.4
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    Thailand                          1.4                     1.0
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    Philippines                       1.3                    17.6
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    Malaysia                          4.1                     4.1
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    India                             3.3                     2.2
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    China                               -                     1.5
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    Hong Kong                           -                     4.0
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    Indonesia                         5.6                    15.0
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    Taiwan                              -                     0.4
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    Vietnam                             -                     0.1
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    Pakistan                            -                     0.4
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    Important Information

    Aberdeen Asset Management Inc., the Company's Administrator, has prepared
this report based on information sources believed to be accurate and reliable.
However, the figures are unaudited and neither the Company, the Administrator,
Aberdeen Asset Management Asia Limited (the Investment Manager), Aberdeen
Asset Management Limited (the Investment Advisor), nor any other person
guarantees their accuracy. Investors should seek their own professional advice
and should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses
before acting on this information.
    Information in this press release that is not current or historical
factual information may constitute forward-looking information within the
meaning of securities laws. Implicit in this information, particularly in
respect of future financial performance and condition of the Company, are
factors and assumptions which, although considered reasonable by the Company
at the time of preparation, may prove to be incorrect. Shareholders are
cautioned that actual results are subject to a number of risks and
uncertainties, including general economic and market factors, including
credit, currency, political and interest-rate risks and could differ
materially from what is currently expected. The Company has no specific
intention of updating any forward-looking information whether as a result of
new information, future events or otherwise.

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    If you wish to receive this information electronically, please contact
    InvestorRelations@aberdeen-asset.com
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For further information:

For further information: Aberdeen Asset Management Inc., Investor
Relations, (800) 992-6341, InvestorRelations@aberdeen-asset.com


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