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 50 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, China ETFs gather total assets under management of $17.28B. 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 MSCI China ETF MCHI with $4.98B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing China ETF was the YANG at 22.18%. 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

CHAD Direxion Daily CSI 300 China A Share Bear 1X Shares 7.65%
FXP ProShares UltraShort FTSE China 50 5.26%
YXI ProShares Short FTSE China 50 4.84%
CNY Market Vectors Chinese Renminbi/USD ETN 2.72%
YANG Direxion Daily FTSE China Bear 3X Shares 1.73%

Bottom ETF Performers

YINN Direxion Daily FTSE China Bull 3X Shares -35.30%
CHAU Direxion Daily CSI 300 China A Share Bull 2X Shares -23.71%
CWEB Direxion Daily CSI China Internet Index Bull 2X Shares -23.15%
XPP ProShares Ultra FTSE China 50 -20.62%
CHIK Global X MSCI China Information Technology ETF -16.88%

Top Creations

MCHI iShares MSCI China ETF 527.73
ASHR Xtrackers Harvest CSI 300 China A-Shares ETF 167.14
FCA First Trust China AlphaDEX Fund 43.77
KWEB KraneShares CSI China Internet ETF 37.59
CNYA iShares MSCI China A ETF 35.90

Top Redemptions

YANG Direxion Daily FTSE China Bear 3X Shares -85.59
GXC SPDR S&P China ETF -77.29
FXI iShares China Large-Cap ETF -55.66
FXP ProShares UltraShort FTSE China 50 -25.69
KBA KraneShares Bosera MSCI China A Share ETF -24.15

AUM Winners

FCA First Trust China AlphaDEX Fund 530.04%
CHIH Global X MSCI China Health Care ETF 24.40%
CHIE Global X MSCI China Energy ETF 14.74%
FLCH Franklin FTSE China ETF 9.62%
KURE KraneShares MSCI All China Health Care Index ETF 4.26%

AUM Losers

YINN Direxion Daily FTSE China Bull 3X Shares -35.29%
YANG Direxion Daily FTSE China Bear 3X Shares -34.99%
XPP ProShares Ultra FTSE China 50 -34.35%
CHAD Direxion Daily CSI 300 China A Share Bear 1X Shares -32.91%
CWEB Direxion Daily CSI China Internet Index Bull 2X Shares -30.43%

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