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Fund Distributions


Projected 2014 Distribution Dates

Important: These dates are subject to change.

  Quarter  Record Date  Pay and Ex Date  Funds Scheduled to Pay Distributions    
  Third Quarter

9/17/14

9/18/14

Matthews Asia Strategic Income Fund
Matthews Asia Dividend Fund
   
  Fourth Quarter

12/10/14

 12/11/14

All Applicable Matthews Asia Funds    

Current Year Distributions

Ticker
(Share Class)
Ex, Pay and
Reinvest Date
Ordinary
Income
Short Term
Capital Gains
Long Term
Capital Gains
Total
Distribution
Per Share
Matthews Asia Strategic Income Fund
MAINX (Investor class) 6/19/14 $0.09447 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.09447
MAINX (Investor class) 3/20/14 $0.10398 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.10398
MINCX (Institutional class) 6/19/14 $0.09935 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.09935
MINCX (Institutional class) 3/20/14 $0.10820 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.10820
Matthews Asian Growth and Income Fund
MACSX (Investor class) 6/19/14 $0.14845 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.14845
MICSX (Institutional class) 6/19/14 $0.16459 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.16459
Matthews Asia Dividend Fund
MAPIX (Investor class) 6/19/14 $0.10590 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.10590
MAPIX (Investor class) 3/20/14 $0.02724 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.02724
MIPIX (Institutional class) 6/19/14 $0.11094 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.11094
MIPIX (Institutional class) 3/20/14 $0.03019 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.03019
Matthews China Dividend Fund
MCDFX (Investor class) 6/19/14 $0.16110 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.16110
MICDX (Institutional class) 6/19/14 $0.17373 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.17373
Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate with changing market conditions so that shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost.

There is no guarantee that the Funds will pay or continue to pay distributions.

Institutional Class Shares were first offered on October 29, 2010. Distribution information prior to the inception date applies to investor share class only.

Form 8937: Report of Organizational Actions Affecting Basis of Securities
Emerging Asia Fund (Investor Class)Summary Prospectus PDF     Emerging Asia Fund (Institutional Class)Summary Prospectus PDF

Prior Year Distributions:  
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Ticker
(Share Class)
Ex, Pay and
Reinvest Date
Ordinary
Income
Short Term
Capital Gains
Long Term
Capital Gains
Total
Distribution
Per Share
Matthews Asia Strategic Income Fund
MAINX (Investor class) 12/12/13 $0.11191 $0.00308 $0.00669 $0.12168
MAINX (Investor class) 9/19/13 $0.02719 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.02719
MAINX (Investor class) 6/20/13 $0.10243 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.10243
MAINX (Investor class) 3/21/13 $0.11342 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.11342
MINCX (Institutional class) 12/12/13 $0.11876 $0.00308 $0.00669 $0.12853
MINCX (Institutional class) 9/19/13 $0.03191 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.03191
MINCX (Institutional class) 6/20/13 $0.10681 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.10681
MINCX (Institutional class) 3/21/13 $0.11929 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.11929
Matthews Asian Growth and Income Fund
MACSX (Investor class) 12/12/13 $0.21624 $0.00000 $0.11858 $0.33482
MACSX (Investor class) 6/20/13 $0.24417 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.24417
MICSX (Institutional class) 12/12/13 $0.23866 $0.00000 $0.11858 $0.35724
MICSX (Institutional class) 6/20/13 $0.25794 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.25794
Matthews Asia Dividend Fund
MAPIX (Investor class) 12/12/13 $0.21533 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.21533
MAPIX (Investor class) 9/19/13 $0.11838 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.11838
MAPIX (Investor class) 6/20/13 $0.13245 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.13245
MAPIX (Investor class) 3/21/13 $0.13776 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.13776
MIPIX (Institutional class) 12/12/13 $0.22151 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.22151
MIPIX (Institutional class) 9/19/13 $0.12372 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.12372
MIPIX (Institutional class) 6/20/13 $0.13717 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.13717
MIPIX (Institutional class) 3/21/13 $0.14132 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.14132
Matthews China Dividend Fund
MCDFX (Investor class) 12/12/13 $0.05162 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.05162
MCDFX (Investor class) 6/20/13 $0.17881 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.17881
MICDX (Institutional class) 12/12/13 $0.06265 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.06265
MICDX (Institutional class) 6/20/13 $0.19923 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.19923
Matthews Asia Focus Fund
MAFSX (Investor class) 12/12/13 $0.07530 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.07530
MIFSX (Institutional class) 12/12/13 $0.08945 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.08945
Matthews Asia Growth Fund
MPACX (Investor class) 12/12/13 $0.33276 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.33276
MIAPX (Institutional class) 12/12/13 $0.36462 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.36462
Matthews Pacific Tiger Fund
MAPTX (Investor class) 12/12/13 $0.15640 $0.00134 $0.15838 $0.31612
MIPTX (Institutional class) 12/12/13 $0.20067 $0.00134 $0.15838 $0.36039
Matthews Emerging Asia Fund
MEASX (Investor class) 12/12/13 $0.00889 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.00889
MIASX (Institutional class) 12/12/13 $0.02463 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.02463
Matthews China Fund
MCHFX (Investor class) 12/12/13 $0.26465 $0.00000 $1.94785 $2.21250
MICFX (Institutional class) 12/12/13 $0.30553 $0.00000 $1.94785 $2.25338
Matthews India Fund
MINDX (Investor class) 12/12/13 $0.18143 $0.00000 $0.01385 $0.19528
MIDNX (Institutional class) 12/12/13 $0.21016 $0.00000 $0.01385 $0.22401
Matthews Japan Fund
MJFOX (Investor class) 12/12/13 $0.24320 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.24320
MIJFX (Institutional class) 12/12/13 $0.25843 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.25843
Matthews Korea Fund
MAKOX (Investor class) 12/12/13 $0.01781 $0.00000 $0.23616 $0.25397
MIKOX (Institutional class) 12/12/13 $0.02774 $0.00000 $0.23616 $0.26390
Matthews Asia Small Companies Fund
MSMLX (Investor class) 12/12/13 $0.09226 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.09226
MISMX (Institutional class) 12/12/13 $0.13383 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.13383
Matthews China Small Companies Fund
MCSMX (Investor class) 12/12/13 $0.10505 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.10505
Matthews Asia Science and Technology Fund
MATFX (Investor class) 12/12/13 $0.00775 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.00775
MITEX (Institutional class) 12/12/13 $0.03053 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.03053


2013 Foreign Tax Credit Information

The following Funds have elected to pass through foreign taxes paid to shareholders during 2013. These foreign taxes were reported in box 6 of your 2013 Form 1099-DIV. You may be able to claim either a foreign tax credit or a deduction with regard to these taxes. Effective for the year ending 2008, country-by-country income information is no longer required for mutual fund shareholders, even those filing IRS Form 1116. You should consult your tax advisor. 

2013 FOREIGN TAXES PAID
SHAREHOLDER SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION 

Fund Foreign Source
Income Percentage
Foreign Qualifying Dividend
Income Percentage
Matthews Asia Strategic Income Fund  100.00%  2.67%
Matthews Asian Growth and Income Fund 91.22%  55.47%
Matthews Asia Dividend Fund 66.15%  53.20% 
Matthews China Dividend Fund 100.00% 65.80%
Matthews Focus Fund 100.00%  85.15%
Matthews Asia Growth Fund  43.31% 46.72%
Matthews Pacific Tiger Fund 100.00% 99.94%
Matthews Emerging Asia Fund 100.00% 100.00%
Matthews China Fund 99.98% 85.96%
Matthews India Fund 100.00% 100.00%
Matthews Japan Fund 38.47% 63.08%
Matthews Korea Fund 100.00% 100.00%
Matthews Asia Small Companies Fund 100.00% 78.51%
Matthews China Small Companies Fund  63.17% 14.66%
Matthews Asia Science and Technology Fund 72.62% 87.83%

  

2012 Foreign Tax Credit Information

The following Funds have elected to pass through foreign taxes paid to shareholders during 2012. These foreign taxes were reported in box 6 of your 2012 Form 1099-DIV. You may be able to claim either a foreign tax credit or a deduction with regard to these taxes. Effective for the year ending 2008, country-by-country income information is no longer required for mutual fund shareholders, even those filing IRS Form 1116. You should consult your tax advisor. 

2012 FOREIGN TAXES PAID
SHAREHOLDER SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION 

Fund Foreign Source
Income Percentage
Foreign Qualifying Dividend
Income Percentage
Matthews Asia Strategic Income Fund  89.46%  2.37%
Matthews Asian Growth and Income Fund 90.59% 51.85%
Matthews Asia Dividend Fund 59.66%  42.82%
Matthews China Dividend Fund 61.51% 21.90%
Matthews Pacific Tiger Fund 100.00% 98.39%
Matthews China Fund 99.82% 68.59%
Matthews Japan Fund 60.21% 88.87%
Matthews Asia Small Companies Fund 100.00% 61.91%
Matthews China Small Companies Fund  99.90% 89.91%
Matthews Asia Science and Technology Fund 100.00% 100.00%

  

2011 Foreign Tax Credit Information

The following Funds have elected to pass through foreign taxes paid to shareholders during 2011. These foreign taxes were reported in box 6 of your 2011 Form 1099-DIV. You may be able to claim either a foreign tax credit or a deduction with regard to these taxes. Effective for the year ending 2008, country-by-country income information is no longer required for mutual fund shareholders, even those filing IRS Form 1116. You should consult your tax advisor. 

2011 FOREIGN TAXES PAID
SHAREHOLDER SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION 

Fund Foreign Source
Income Percentage
Foreign Qualifying Dividend
Income Percentage
Matthews Asia Strategic Income Fund  74.44%  0.00%
Matthews Asian Growth and Income Fund 100.00% 59.54%
Matthews Asia Dividend Fund 100.00%  90.65%
Matthews China Dividend Fund 89.17% 38.33%
Matthews Asia Growth Fund 100.00% 35.62%
Matthews Pacific Tiger Fund 100.00% 100.00%
Matthews China Fund 98.09% 60.89%
Matthews India Fund 100.00% 100.00%
Matthews Japan Fund 100.00% 32.68%
Matthews Korea Fund 100.00% 100.00%
Matthews Asia Small Companies Fund 100.00% 94.74%
Matthews China Small Companies Fund  99.04% 37.32%
Matthews Asia Science and Technology Fund 100.00% 100.00%

 
2010 Foreign Tax Credit Information

The following Funds have elected to pass through foreign taxes paid to shareholders during 2010. These foreign taxes were reported in box 6 of your 2010 Form 1099-DIV. You may be able to claim either a foreign tax credit or a deduction with regard to these taxes. Effective for the year ending 2008, country-by-country income information is no longer required for mutual fund shareholders, even those filing IRS Form 1116. You should consult your tax advisor. 

2010 FOREIGN TAXES PAID
SHAREHOLDER SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION 

Fund Foreign Source
Income Percentage
Foreign Qualifying Dividend
Income Percentage
Matthews Asian Growth and Income Fund 85.86% 41.87%
Matthews Asia Dividend Fund 65.04%  53.80%
Matthews China Dividend Fund 63.96% 20.80%
Matthews Asia Pacific Fund 45.79% 57.27%
Matthews Pacific Tiger Fund 100.00% 98.57%
Matthews China Fund 100.00% 86.91%
Matthews Japan Fund 29.42% 41.66%
Matthews Asia Small Companies Fund 75.30% 55.47%
Matthews Asian Technology Fund 100.00% 100.00%

 


2009 Foreign Tax Credit Information

The following Funds have elected to pass through foreign taxes paid to shareholders during 2009. These foreign taxes were reported in box 6 of your 2009 Form 1099-DIV. You may be able to claim either a foreign tax credit or a deduction with regard to these taxes. Effective for the year ending 2008, country-by-country income information is no longer required for mutual fund shareholders, even those filing IRS Form 1116. You should consult your tax advisor.

2009 FOREIGN TAXES PAID
SHAREHOLDER SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION
Fund Foreign Source
Income Percentage
Foreign Qualifying Dividend
Income Percentage
Matthews Asian Growth and Income Fund 95.95% 29.46%
Matthews Asia Dividend Fund 69.41% 40.89%
Matthews Asia Pacific Fund 63.13% 47.51%
Matthews Pacific Tiger Fund 67.11% 70.50%
Matthews India Fund 57.13% 100.00%
Matthews China Fund 99.35% 100.00%
Matthews Japan Fund 54.29% 54.54%
Matthews Asia Small Companies Fund 32.39% 15.73%


2008 Foreign Tax Credit Information

The following Funds have elected to pass through foreign taxes paid to shareholders during 2008. These foreign taxes were reported in box 6 of your 2008 Form 1099-DIV. You may be able to claim either a foreign tax credit or a deduction with regard to these taxes. Effective for the year ending 2008, country-by-country income information is no longer required for mutual fund shareholders, even those filing IRS Form 1116. You should consult your tax advisor.

2008 FOREIGN TAXES PAID
SHAREHOLDER SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION
Fund Foreign Source
Income Percentage
Foreign Qualifying Dividend
Income Percentage
Matthews Asian Growth and Income Fund 92.16% 40.42%
Matthews Asia Dividend Fund 83.08% 65.59%
Matthews Pacific Tiger Fund 97.71% 73.56%
Matthews Asia Small Companies Fund 95.40% 66.68%