On the other hand, the PowerShares Chinese Yuan Dim Sum Bond Portfolio (NYSEArca: DSUM) holds 17 securities with an average maturity of 3.3 years and a coupon of 3%. The fund has an expense ratio of 0.45%. Additionally, the DSUM holds some non-investment grade bonds rated BB- by the S&P.

The Chinese currency system is officially called the renminbi, and the yuan is the base unit of the renminbi.

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Max Chen contributed to this article.