BlackRock World Mining Trust plc ("the Company")
Voting Rights and Capital
In conformity with the Disclosure and Transparency Rules (the "Rules")
provision 5.6.1, the Company would like to notify the market that as at
31 December 2012 its issued share capital consisted of 177,287,242 Ordinary
Shares of 5 pence each, carrying one vote per share. As at 31 December 2012,
the Company held 15,724,600 ordinary shares in treasury.
Shareholders should use 177,287,242 as the denominator for the calculations by
which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or
a change to their interest in the Company under the Rules.
Ms C Driscoll
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited
2 January 2013