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PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust

301 West Roosevelt Road

Wheaton, IL 60187


November 20, 2012




Securities and Exchange Commission

100 F Street NE

Washington DC 20549


Ladies and Gentlemen:


PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust

1933 Act Registration No. 333-102228

1940 Act Registration No. 811-21265


On behalf of PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust, we are transmitting for electronic filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Rule 497(e) thereunder, and the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, exhibits containing XBRL interactive data format risk/return summary information that mirrors the risk/return summary information contained in the prospectus, dated August 31, 2012, relating to the PowerShares Global Listed Private Equity Portfolio, as supplemented November 2, 2012, and filed pursuant to Rule 497(e) under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.


The purpose of this filing is to submit the data in eXtensible Business Reporting Language format for the PowerShares Global Listed Private Equity Portfolio.


Very truly yours,




/s/ Anna Paglia


Anna Paglia