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 $21.18B. 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 $6.35B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing China ETF was the CHIE at 8.33%. 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

CHIR Global X MSCI China Real Estate ETF 15.13%
CHAU Direxion Daily CSI 300 China A Share Bull 2X Shares 13.86%
CHIS Global X MSCI China Consumer Staples ETF 13.68%
KFYP KraneShares CICC China Leaders 100 Index ETF 11.79%
KURE KraneShares MSCI All China Health Care Index ETF 10.35%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

YANG Direxion Daily FTSE China Bear 3X Shares -9.37%
CHAD Direxion Daily CSI 300 China A Share Bear 1X Shares -6.93%
FXP ProShares UltraShort FTSE China 50 -6.36%
YXI ProShares Short FTSE China 50 -3.30%
CHIU Global X MSCI China Utilities ETF -2.96%

TOP CREATIONS

ASHR Xtrackers Harvest CSI 300 China A-Shares ETF 490.40
CN Xtrackers MSCI All China Equity ETF 379.58
KBA KraneShares Bosera MSCI China A Share ETF 128.76
ASHX Xtrackers MSCI China A Inclusion Equity ETF 123.00
KWEB KraneShares CSI China Internet ETF 61.52

TOP REDEMPTIONS

FXI iShares China Large-Cap ETF -67.23
CQQQ Invesco China Technology ETF -14.37
CHIC Global X MSCI China Communication Services ETF -2.62
CYB WisdomTree Chinese Yuan Strategy Fund -2.60
KGRN KraneShares MSCI China Environment ETF -2.00

AUM WINNERS

ASHX Xtrackers MSCI China A Inclusion Equity ETF 87.98%
WCHN WisdomTree ICBCCS S&P China 500 Fund 81.05%
ASHS Xtrackers Harvest CSI 500 China-A Shares Small Cap ETF 79.11%
CHNA Loncar China BioPharma ETF 63.43%
CN Xtrackers MSCI All China Equity ETF 63.15%

AUM LOSERS

KGRN KraneShares MSCI China Environment ETF -32.64%
KURE KraneShares MSCI All China Health Care Index ETF -9.41%
CHIC Global X MSCI China Communication Services ETF -6.61%
AFTY CSOP FTSE China A50 ETF -5.45%
CHIU Global X MSCI China Utilities ETF -3.96%

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