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Fund Distributions


September 2015 Distribution Estimates

 Fund

Record
Date
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 Share Class)  9/16/15  9/17/15 $0.09 $0.00 $0.00 $0.09
MINCX (Institutional Share Class)  9/16/15  9/17/15 $0.09 $0.00 $0.00 $0.09
Matthews Asia Dividend Fund
MAPIX (Investor Share Class)  9/16/15  9/17/15 $0.05 $0.00 $0.00 $0.05
MIPIX (Institutional Share Class)  9/16/15  9/17/15 $0.05 $0.00 $0.00 $0.05

Important: These amounts are estimates and subject to change. Estimates are based on shares outstanding as of September 4, 2015.

Projected 2015 Distribution Dates

Important: These dates are subject to change.

  Quarter  Record Date  Pay and Ex Date  Funds Paying Distributions    
  Third Quarter

9/16/15

9/17/15

Matthews Asia Strategic Income Fund
Matthews Asia Dividend Fund
   
  Fourth Quarter

12/09/15

 12/10/15

All Applicable Matthews Asia Funds    

2015 Distributions

Q&A on Asia Strategic Income Fund Distribution Information

 

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) 6/18/15 $0.09839 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.09839
MAINX (Investor class) 3/19/15 $0.00087 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.00087
MINCX (Institutional class) 6/18/15 $0.10363 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.10363
MINCX (Institutional class) 3/19/15 $0.00596 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.00596
Matthews Asian Growth and Income Fund
MACSX (Investor class) 6/18/15 $0.21425 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.21425
MICSX (Institutional class) 6/18/15 $0.23002 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.23002
Matthews Asia Dividend Fund
MAPIX (Investor class) 6/18/15 $0.18225 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.18225
MAPIX (Investor class) 3/19/15 $0.01855 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.01855
MIPIX (Institutional class) 6/18/15 $0.18735 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.18735
MIPIX (Institutional class) 3/19/15 $0.02393 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.02393
Matthews China Dividend Fund
MCDFX (Investor class) 6/18/15 $0.27128 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.27128
MICDX (Institutional class) 6/18/15 $0.27748 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.27748
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
2014
Asia Dividend Fund (Investor Class)Summary Prospectus PDF     Asia Dividend Fund (Institutional Class)Summary Prospectus PDF
China Small Companies Fund (Investor Class)Summary Prospectus PDF    
2013
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) 12/11/14 $0.10327 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.10327
MAINX (Investor class) 9/18/14 $0.07407 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.07407
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) 12/11/14 $0.10997 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.10997
MINCX (Institutional class) 9/18/14 $0.07864 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.07864
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) 12/11/14 $0.19867 $0.00000 $0.43575 $0.63442
MACSX (Investor class) 6/19/14 $0.14845 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.14845
MICSX (Institutional class) 12/11/14 $0.21462 $0.00000 $0.43575 $0.65037
MICSX (Institutional class) 6/19/14 $0.16459 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.16459
Matthews Asia Dividend Fund
MAPIX (Investor class) 12/11/14 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.00000
MAPIX (Investor class) 9/18/14 $0.16963 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.16963
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) 12/11/14 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.00000
MIPIX (Institutional class) 9/18/14 $0.17428 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.17428
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) 12/11/14 $0.19674 $0.07288 $0.06480 $0.33442
MCDFX (Investor class) 6/19/14 $0.16110 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.16110
MICDX (Institutional class) 12/11/14 $0.20775 $0.07288 $0.06480 $0.34543
MICDX (Institutional class) 6/19/14 $0.17373 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.17373
Matthews Asia Focus Fund
MAFSX (Investor class) 12/11/14 $0.07286 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.07286
MIFSX (Institutional class) 12/11/14 $0.08045 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.08045
Matthews Asia Growth Fund
MPACX (Investor class) 12/11/14 $0.38347 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.38347
MIAPX (Institutional class) 12/11/14 $0.41555 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.41555
Matthews Pacific Tiger Fund
MAPTX (Investor class) 12/11/14 $0.13131 $0.00096 $1.22761 $1.35988
MIPTX (Institutional class) 12/11/14 $0.17918 $0.00096 $1.22761 $1.40775
Matthews Emerging Asia Fund
MEASX (Investor class) 12/11/14 $0.05675 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.05675
MIASX (Institutional class) 12/11/14 $0.07417 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.07417
Matthews China Fund
MCHFX (Investor class) 12/11/14 $0.26559 $0.00097 $0.10117 $0.36773
MICFX (Institutional class) 12/11/14 $0.30220 $0.00097 $0.10117 $0.40434
Matthews India Fund
MINDX (Investor class) 12/11/14 $0.04602 $0.00000 $0.14495 $0.19097
MIDNX (Institutional class) 12/11/14 $0.07975 $0.00000 $0.14495 $0.22470
Matthews Japan Fund
MJFOX (Investor class) 12/11/14 $0.08020 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.08020
MIJFX (Institutional class) 12/11/14 $0.09089 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.09089
Matthews Korea Fund
MAKOX (Investor class) 12/11/14 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.25118 $0.25118
MIKOX (Institutional class) 12/11/14 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.25118 $0.25118
Matthews Asia Small Companies Fund
MSMLX (Investor class) 12/11/14 $0.08293 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.08293
MISMX (Institutional class) 12/11/14 $0.12247 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.12247
Matthews China Small Companies Fund
MCSMX (Investor class) 12/11/14 $0.35641 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.35641
Matthews Asia Science and Technology Fund
MATFX (Investor class) 12/11/14 $0.05954 $0.00000 $0.08407 $0.14361
MITEX (Institutional class) 12/11/14 $0.08662 $0.00000 $0.08407 $0.17069


2014 Foreign Tax Credit Information

The following Funds have elected to pass through foreign taxes paid to shareholders during 2014. These foreign taxes were reported in box 6 of your 2014 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. 

2014 FOREIGN TAXES PAID
SHAREHOLDER SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION 

Fund Foreign Source
Income Percentage
Foreign Qualifying Dividend
Income Percentage
Matthews Asia Strategic Income Fund  100.00%  3.67%
Matthews Asian Growth and Income Fund 100.00%  71.54%
Matthews Asia Dividend Fund 100.00%  93.72% 
Matthews China Dividend Fund 60.73% 24.43%
Matthews Asia Focus Fund 95.55% 100.00%
Matthews Asia Growth Fund 100.00% 36.86%
Matthews Pacific Tiger Fund 100.00% 100.00%
Matthews Emerging Asia Fund 81.85% 100.00%
Matthews China Fund 99.84% 71.12%
Matthews Japan Fund 100.00% 59.12%
Matthews Asia Small Companies Fund 99.91% 100.00%
Matthews China Small Companies Fund  100.00% 11.22%
Matthews Asia Science and Technology Fund 100.00% 65.38%

  

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 Asia 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%