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 56 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, China ETFs gather total assets under management of $17.81B. The average expense ratio is 0.69%. 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 $5.41B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing China ETF was the YANG at 23.36%. The most-recent ETF launched in the China space was the Global X MSCI China Health Care ETF CHIH in 12/07/18.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

YANG Direxion Daily FTSE China Bear 3X Shares 37.22%
FXP ProShares UltraShort FTSE China 50 24.07%
CHAD Direxion Daily CSI 300 China A Share Bear 1X Shares 14.92%
YXI ProShares Short FTSE China 50 11.84%
KCCB KraneShares CCBS China Corporate High Yield Bond USD Index ETF 0.11%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

YINN Direxion Daily FTSE China Bull 3X Shares -29.99%
CHAU Direxion Daily CSI 300 China A Share Bull 2X Shares -26.48%
CWEB Direxion Daily CSI China Internet Index Bull 2X Shares -25.11%
XPP ProShares Ultra FTSE China 50 -20.61%
ASHS Xtrackers Harvest CSI 500 China-A Shares Small Cap ETF -17.65%

TOP CREATIONS

MCHI iShares MSCI China ETF 296.60
GXC SPDR S&P China ETF 124.49
KBA KraneShares Bosera MSCI China A Share ETF 111.03
ASHR Xtrackers Harvest CSI 300 China A-Shares ETF 52.09
CHAU Direxion Daily CSI 300 China A Share Bull 2X Shares 23.78

TOP REDEMPTIONS

CN Xtrackers MSCI All China Equity ETF -166.93
KWEB KraneShares CSI China Internet ETF -80.25
ASHX Xtrackers MSCI China A Inclusion Equity ETF -42.22
YINN Direxion Daily FTSE China Bull 3X Shares -12.77
KURE KraneShares MSCI All China Health Care Index ETF -3.47

AUM WINNERS

YXI ProShares Short FTSE China 50 29.00%
CHIK Global X MSCI China Information Technology ETF 22.50%
YANG Direxion Daily FTSE China Bear 3X Shares 18.31%
FXP ProShares UltraShort FTSE China 50 16.23%
WCHN WisdomTree ICBCCS S&P China 500 Fund 9.28%

AUM LOSERS

CN Xtrackers MSCI All China Equity ETF -48.00%
ASHX Xtrackers MSCI China A Inclusion Equity ETF -41.32%
CWEB Direxion Daily CSI China Internet Index Bull 2X Shares -32.49%
CHAU Direxion Daily CSI 300 China A Share Bull 2X Shares -26.19%
KWEB KraneShares CSI China Internet ETF -24.81%

ETF Strategist Corner

Time For Global Infrastructure ETFs

This segment is prime for investors looking for sustainable growth names.

ETF.com Live Chat!

Live Chat: Dissecting Tracking Error & 'QQQ'

Dave Nadig answers readers' ETF questions in real time. Here’s the transcript.

ETF.com Live Chat!

Live Chat: China Tariff Impact, How To Buy ETFs

Dave Nadig answers readers' ETF questions in real time. Here’s the transcript.

Features and News

Assessing Emerging Market ETFs

The segment has lately seen a lot of new products and interesting performance.

Features and News

Best Performing Tech ETFs

Running down the best-performing ETFs within 2019’s top sector to date.

Daily ETF Watch

ETF Week: Vanguard Cuts Fees On 21 ETFs

Plus, two volatility ETNs switch tickers and six ETFs close.

Features and News

Mixed Risk About Bond ETFs

On one end, they're piling into the safety of Treasuries; on the other, they're chasing junk bond funds. 

Daily ETF Watch

QuantX ETFs To Close

Brand's last three ETFs will close next month, as will State Street's ‘XINA.’

Daily ETF Watch

Emerging Market Ex China ETF Launches

KraneShares rolled out an ETF that allows EM investors to skip the China exposure.