Dividend Dates and Distribution Amounts Announced for Certain BlackRock Closed-End Funds by EON


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									Dividend Dates and Distribution Amounts
Announced for Certain BlackRock Closed-End
December 10, 2010 07:22 PM Eastern Time  

NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Certain BlackRock closed-end funds (the “Funds”) announced
distributions and special distributions today as detailed below.

Regular Distributions

Declaration- 12/10/2010 Ex-Date- 12/17/2010 Record- 12/21/2010 Payable- 12/31/2010
                                                                    Change From

Fund                                                    Ticker Dividend      Prior

BlackRock Real Asset Equity Trust*                      BCF $0.271800 -
BlackRock Enhanced Dividend AchieversTM Trust*          BDJ $0.245000 -
BlackRock Strategic Dividend AchieversTM Trust*         BDT $0.162500 -
BlackRock Dividend AchieversTM Trust*                   BDV     $0.162500    -
BlackRock Energy and Resources Trust*                   BGR     $0.405000    -
BlackRock International Growth and Income Trust*        BGY     $0.340000    -
BlackRock Health Sciences Trust*                        BME     $0.384375    -
BlackRock EcoSolutions Investment Trust*                BQR     $0.300000    -
BlackRock Enhanced Capital and Income Fund, Inc.*       CII     $0.485000    -

Special Distributions

Declaration- 12/10/2010 Ex-Date- 12/17/2010 Record- 12/21/2010 Payable- 12/31/2010
Fund                                Ticker Special Distribution
BlackRock Health Sciences Trust* BME $0.700000

* In order to comply with the requirements of Section 19 of the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended,
each of the Funds noted above posted to the DTC bulletin board and sent to their shareholders as of the applicable
record date a Section 19 notice with the previous dividend payment. The Section 19 notice was provided not for tax
reporting purposes but for informational purposes only. This information can be found in the “Closed-End Funds” 
section of www.blackrock.com. If applicable, the final determination of the source and tax characteristics of all
distributions in 2010 will be made after the end of the year.

BlackRock Real Asset Equity Trust (NYSE: BCF), BlackRock Enhanced Dividend AchieversTM Trust (NYSE:
BDJ), BlackRock Strategic Dividend AchieversTM Trust (NYSE: BDT), BlackRock Dividend AchieversTM Trust
(NYSE: BDV), BlackRock Energy and Resources Trust (NYSE: BGR), BlackRock International Growth and
Income Trust (NYSE: BGY), BlackRock Health Sciences Trust (NYSE: BME), BlackRock EcoSolutions
Investment Trust (NYSE: BQR) and BlackRock Enhanced Capital and Income Fund, Inc. (NYSE: CII)
(collectively, the “Trusts”) have adopted a level distribution plan (the “Plan”) and employ either a managed
distribution or an option over-write policy to support a level distribution of income, capital gains and/or return of
capital. The fixed amounts distributed per share are subject to change at the discretion of each Trust’s
Board. Under its Plan, each Trust will distribute all available investment income to its shareholders, consistent with
its primary investment objectives and as required by the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. If sufficient
investment income is not available on a quarterly/monthly basis, the Trusts will distribute long-term capital gains and
or return capital to their shareholders in order to maintain a level distribution.

The Trusts’ estimated sources of the distributions paid currently and for their fiscal year through September 30, 2010
are as follows:

Estimated Allocations as of September 30, 2010
                                                               Net Realized
                     Net Investment      Net Realized Short-
Trust Distribution                                             Long-Term      Return of Capital
                     Income              Term Gains
BCF $0.271800 $0.146880 (54%) $0.00 (0%)                       $0.00 (0%) $0.124920 (46%)
BDJ1 $0.245000 $0.042792 (17%) $0.00 (0%)                      $0.00 (0%) $0.202208 (83%)
BDT1 $0.162500 $0.070524 (43%) $0.00 (0%)                      $0.00 (0%) $0.091976 (57%)
BDV1 $0.162500 $0.059856 (37%)           $0.00 (0%)            $0.00 (0%)     $0.102644 (63%)
BGR $0.405000 $0.070673 (17%)            $0.334327 (83%)       $0.00 (0%)     $0.00 (0%)
BGY1 $0.340000 $0.018042 (5%)            $0.00 (0%)            $0.00 (0%)     $0.321958 (95%)
BME $0.384375 $0.00 (0%)                 $0.384375 (100%)      $0.00 (0%)     $0.00 (0%)
BQR1 $0.300000 $0.017519 (6%)            $0.00 (0%)            $0.00 (0%)     $0.282481 (94%)
CII1 $0.485000 $0.040989 (8%)            $0.00 (0%)            $0.00 (0%)     $0.444011 (92%)
Estimated Allocations for the fiscal year through September 30, 2010
                                                          Net Realized
                   Net Investment     Net Realized Short-
Trust Distribution                                        Long-Term Return of Capital
                   Income             Term Gains
BCF  1 $1.087200 $0.172713 (16%) $0.00 (0%)               $0.00 (0%) $0.914487 (84%)
BDJ1 $0.980000 $0.161502 (16%)           $0.00 (0%)            $0.00 (0%) $0.818498 (84%)
BDT1 $0.650000 $0.267171 (41%)           $0.00 (0%)            $0.00 (0%)     $0.382829 (59%)
BDV1 $0.650000 $0.218508 (34%)           $0.00 (0%)            $0.00 (0%)     $0.431492 (66%)
BGR $1.620000 $0.261529 (16%)            $1.358471 (84%)       $0.00 (0%)     $0.00 (0%)
BGY1 $1.590200 $0.136640 (9%)            $0.00 (0%)            $0.00 (0%)     $1.453560 (91%)
BME $1.537500 $0.044573 (3%)             $1.492927 (97%)       $0.00 (0%)     $0.00 (0%)
BQR1 $1.200000 $0.053484 (4%)            $0.00 (0%)            $0.00 (0%)     $1.146516 (96%)
CII1       $1.940000 $0.292134 (15%) $0.00 (0%)                $0.00 (0%) $1.647866 (85%)

  The Trust estimates that it has distributed more than its income and capital gains in the fiscal year; therefore, a
portion of your distribution may be a return of capital. A return of capital may occur, for example, when some or all
of the shareholder’s investment is paid back to the shareholder. A return of capital distribution does not necessarily
reflect the Trust's investment performance and should not be confused with ‘yield’ or ‘income’.

The amounts and sources of distributions reported are only estimates and are not provided for tax
reporting purposes. The actual amounts and sources of the amounts for tax reporting purposes will
depend upon the Trust’s investment experience during the remainder of its fiscal year and may be subject
to changes based on tax regulations. Each Trust in which you are invested will send you a Form 1099-DIV
for the calendar year that will tell you how to report these distributions for federal income tax purposes.

Trust Performance and Distribution Rate Information:
      Average annual total Annualized current                          Cumulative fiscal
                                               Cumulative total return
      return (in relation to distribution rate                         year distributions as
                                                      (in relation to NAV) for
Trust NAV) for the 5-year expressed as a                                         a percentage of
                                                      the fiscal year through
      period ending on       percentage of NAV as                                NAV as of October
                                                      October 31, 2010
      October 31, 2010       of October 31, 2010                                 31, 2010
BDJ   0.48%                  11.78%                   15.23%                     11.78%
BCF   7.85% *                8.10%                    24.65%                     8.10%
BGY   (3.10)% *              12.93%                   12.06%                     15.12%
BDV   0.24%                  6.50%                    17.36%                     6.50%
BDT   0.89%                  5.87%                    21.94%                     5.87%
BGR   7.34%                  6.26%                    15.89%                     6.26%
BME   8.40%                  5.65%                    13.69%                     5.65%
BQR   (6.76)% *              11.27%                   13.04%                     11.27%
CII   5.65%                  13.35%                   15.22%                     13.35%

* Portfolio launched within the past 5 years; this represents the average annual total return (in relation to NAV) from
inception to October 31, 2010.

Shareholders should not draw any conclusions about a Trust’s investment performance from the amount
of the Trust’s current distributions or from the terms of the Trust’s Plan

About BlackRock

BlackRock is a leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail
clients worldwide. At September 30, 2010, BlackRock’s AUM was $3.446 trillion. BlackRock offers products that
span the risk spectrum to meet clients’ needs, including active, enhanced and index strategies across markets and
asset classes. Products are offered in a variety of structures including separate accounts, mutual funds, iShares®
(exchange traded funds), and other pooled investment vehicles. BlackRock also offers risk management, advisory
and enterprise investment system services to a broad base of institutional investors through BlackRock Solutions®.
Headquartered in New York City, as of September 30, 2010, the firm has approximately 8,900 employees in 24
countries and a major presence in key global markets, including North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia
and the Middle East and Africa. For additional information, please visit the firm’s website at www.blackrock.com

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release, and other statements that BlackRock may make, may contain forward-looking statements within
the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act, with respect to BlackRock’s future financial or business
performance, strategies or expectations. Forward-looking statements are typically identified by words or phrases
such as “trend,” “potential,” “opportunity,” “pipeline,” “believe,” “comfortable,” “expect,” “anticipate,” “current,” 
“intention,” “estimate,” “position,” “assume,” “outlook,” “continue,” “remain,” “maintain,” “sustain,” “seek,” 
“achieve,” and similar expressions, or future or conditional verbs such as “will,” “would,” “should,” “could,” “may” or
similar expressions.

BlackRock cautions that forward-looking statements are subject to numerous assumptions, risks and uncertainties,
which change over time. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made, and BlackRock
assumes no duty to and does not undertake to update forward-looking statements. Actual results could differ
materially from those anticipated in forward-looking statements and future results could differ materially from
historical performance.

With respect to each Fund, the following factors, among others, could cause actual events to differ materially from
forward-looking statements or historical performance: (1) changes in political, economic or industry conditions, the
interest rate environment or financial and capital markets, which could result in changes in the Fund’s net asset value;
(2) the performance of the Fund’s investments; (3) the impact of increased competition; (4) the extent and timing of
any distributions or share repurchases; (5) the impact of legislative and regulatory actions and reforms and
regulatory, supervisory or enforcement actions of government agencies relating to the Fund or BlackRock, as
applicable; and (6) BlackRock’s ability to attract and retain highly talented professionals.
The Annual and Semi-Annual Reports and other regulatory filings of the Funds with the Securities and Exchange
Commission (“SEC”) are accessible on the SEC's website at www.sec.govand on BlackRock’s website at
www.blackrock.com, and may discuss these or other factors that affect the Funds. The information contained on
our website is not a part of this press release.

BlackRock Closed End Funds

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