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 49 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, China ETFs gather total assets under management of $11.85B. The average expense ratio is 0.70%. China ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity
  • Fixed Income
  • Currency

The largest China ETF is the iShares China Large-Cap ETF FXI with $4.59B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing China ETF was the CWEB at 149.82%. The most-recent ETF launched in the China space was the KraneShares MSCI All China Health Care Index ETF KURE in 02/01/18.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

FXCHCurrencyShares Chinese Renminbi Trust3.57%
CYBWisdomTree Chinese Yuan Strategy Fund3.33%
CBONVanEck Vectors ChinaAMC China Bond ETF3.10%
CNYMarket Vectors Chinese Renminbi/USD ETN2.85%
CHIMGlobal X China Materials ETF2.69%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

CNHXCSOP MSCI China A International Hedged ETF-7.09%
KGRNKraneShares MSCI China Environment ETF-6.79%
YINNDirexion Daily FTSE China Bull 3X Shares-5.92%
CHAUDirexion Daily CSI 300 China A Share Bull 2X Shares-5.50%
XINASPDR MSCI China A Shares IMI ETF-4.75%

top creations

MCHIiShares MSCI China ETF309.86
KWEBKraneShares CSI China Internet ETF267.27
FXIiShares China Large-Cap ETF190.44
CQQQGuggenheim China Technology ETF83.58
GXCSPDR S&P China ETF72.60

top redemptions

CHADDirexion Daily CSI 300 China A Share Bear 1X Shares-8.58
CNXtrackers MSCI All China Equity ETF-7.76
CHAUDirexion Daily CSI 300 China A Share Bull 2X Shares-4.87
HAOGuggenheim China Small Cap ETF-3.03
KCNYKraneShares E Fund China Commercial Paper 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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