A few other China ETF options include:

  • PowerShares USX Golden Dragon Halter (NYSEArca: PGJ)
  • SPDR S&P China (NYSEArca: GXC)
  • Claymore/AlphaShares China Small Cap (NYSEArca: HAO)
  • Claymore/AlphaShares China All-Cap (NYSEArca: YAO)
  • ProShares UltraShort FTSE/Xinhua China 25 (NYSEArca: FXP). For those with a pessimistic outlook, FXP moves 200% in the opposite direction.

Developed Asia economy options include:

  • iShares MSCI Japan (NYSEArca: EWJ)
  • Vanguard Pacific Stock ETF (NYSEArca: VPL). A comparable developed markets fund that includes Japan.

Some other Asia emerging market ETFs include:

  • iShares MSCI Pacific ex-Japan (NYSEArca: EPP). EPP primarily provides exposure to Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore and New Zealand.
  • iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Jpn Idx (NasdaqGM: AAXJ). Provides basic Asian emerging market exposure.
  • SPDR S&P Emerging Asia Pacific (NYSEArca: GMF). GMF provides exposure to China, Taiwan, India, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines.
  • iShares MSCI Malaysia Index (NYSEArca: EWM)
  • iShares MSCI Singapore Index (NYSEArca: EWS)
  • iShares MSCI South Korea Index (NYSEArca: EWY)
  • iShares MSCI Taiwan Index (NYSEArca: EWT)

Investors may also choose to invest in a wide array of Asia currency ETFs, including CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust (NYSEArca: FXY) and WisdomTree Dreyfus Chinese Yuan (NYSEArca: CYB).

For more information on Asia, visit our Asia category.

Read the disclosure; Tom Lydon is a board member of Rydex|SGI.

Max Chen contributed to this article.

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