China ETF Overview

Selecting a China ETF is tricky. Apart from the normal due diligence process, China investors also need to deal with key differences in share classes, underlying indexes, new ETF offerings and complex fund structures. Still, this extra layer of research may reward investors looking for the right exposure to the world's second-largest economy.

ETF.com designed this channel to help you better understand China ETFs, explain how they work and keep you up-to-date with the latest ETF offerings, all so you can find the right China ETFs for your investment needs.

With 47 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, China ETFs gather total assets under management of $11.95B. The average expense ratio is of 1.2%. China ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity
  • Fixed Income
  • Commodities

The largest China ETF is the iShares China Large-Cap ETF FXI with $3.67B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing China ETF was the CWEB at 147.05%. The most-recent ETF launched in the China space was the Franklin FTSE China ETF FLCH in 11/02/17.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

CHAUDirexion Daily CSI 300 China A Share Bull 2X Shares15.99%
YINNDirexion Daily FTSE China Bull 3X Shares13.17%
CQQQGuggenheim China Technology ETF12.75%
AFTYCSOP FTSE China A50 ETF11.66%
CXSEWisdomTree China ex-State-Owned Enterprises Fund9.91%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

YANGDirexion Daily FTSE China Bear 3X Shares-13.58%
FXPProShares UltraShort FTSE China 50-9.27%
CHADDirexion Daily CSI 300 China A Share Bear 1X Shares-7.84%
CHIMGlobal X China Materials ETF-7.19%
YXIProShares Short FTSE China 50-4.52%

top creations

CHADDirexion Daily CSI 300 China A Share Bear 1X Shares34.07
CQQQGuggenheim China Technology ETF29.65
CNXtrackers MSCI All China Equity ETF12.87
KBAKraneShares Bosera MSCI China A Share ETF11.69
CXSEWisdomTree China ex-State-Owned Enterprises Fund8.11

top redemptions

PEKVanEck Vectors ChinaAMC CSI 300 ETF-7.09
CHAUDirexion Daily CSI 300 China A Share Bull 2X Shares-2.86
YINNDirexion Daily FTSE China Bull 3X Shares-0.17
KCNYKraneShares E Fund China Commercial Paper ETF-0.00
KFYPKraneShares Zacks New China ETF-0.00

AUM WINNERS

CNXtrackers MSCI All China Equity ETF69.24%
KGRNKraneShares MSCI China Environment ETF53.50%
CHADDirexion Daily CSI 300 China A Share Bear 1X Shares42.49%
CHIMGlobal X China Materials ETF30.01%
CXSEWisdomTree China ex-State-Owned Enterprises Fund21.89%

AUM LOSERS

PEKVanEck Vectors ChinaAMC CSI 300 ETF-8.45%
FXPProShares UltraShort FTSE China 50-8.33%
YANGDirexion Daily FTSE China Bear 3X Shares-7.30%
YXIProShares Short FTSE China 50-4.08%
KWEBKraneShares CSI China Internet ETF-1.34%

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