Don Dion for The Street reports that the iShares Dow Jones Select Dividend Index Fund (NYSEArca: DVY), which is a dividend focused play for U.S. companies, has outperformed DEM even in the risk-on environment seen in 2012. DEM has over $3 billion in assets. [Emerging Market Dividend ETFs]
Overall, the trend toward emerging market dividend plays is still gaining traction.
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Tisha Guerrero contributed to this article.