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Average Annual Returns
Name Ticker Price Daily Change YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR Since Inception Inception Date
(as of 04/09/2021) (as of 03/31/2021)
Asia Small Company Small company strategies generally invest in the smaller companies of Asia that demonstrate growth prospects.
Matthews Asia Small Companies Fund
MSMLX
MSMLX $26.69 -0.25 2.93% 79.73% 10.81% 12.55% 6.96% 12.03% 09/15/2008
Matthews China Small Companies Fund
MCSMX
MCSMX $20.22 -0.30 1.81% 66.82% 24.51% 26.87% n.a. 12.26% 05/31/2011

Assumes reinvestment of all dividends and/or distributions before taxes. All performance quoted represents past performance and is no guarantee of future results. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate with market conditions so that when redeemed, shares may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the return figures quoted. Returns would have been lower if certain of the Fund’s fees and expenses had not been waived. 

Year to Date and Since Inception performance with less than one year of history represents actual performance, not annualized.

Additional performance, attribution, liquidity, value at risk (VaR), security classification and holdings information is available on request for certain time periods.

KOSPI performance data may be readjusted periodically by the Korea Exchange due to certain factors, including the declaration of dividends.

The Matthews Asia Strategic Income Fund changed its name to the Matthews Asia Total Return Bond Fund on January 31, 2020.

For the Matthews Asia Total Return Bond Fund, the Index performance reflects the returns of the discontinued predecessor HSBC Asian Local Bond Index up to December 31, 2012 and the returns of the successor Markit iBoxx Asian Local Bond Index thereafter. Effective January 31, 2020, the Fund changed its benchmark to a blended benchmark comprised of 50% Markit iBoxx Asian Local Bond Index (ALBI) and 50% J.P. Morgan Asia Credit Index (JACI). Prior to January 31, 2020, the Fund's benchmark was the Markit iBoxx Asian Local Bond Index. Matthews believes that the blended benchmark is more appropriate in light of the Fund's current investment strategy.

Source: BNY Mellon Investment Servicing (US) Inc.

Name Gross Expense Ratio Net Expense Ratio
Asia Small Company Small company strategies generally invest in the smaller companies of Asia that demonstrate growth prospects.
1.60% 1.41%
1.62% 1.38%

All data as of 03/31/2021, except where otherwise noted.

Name Geographic Coverage Net Assets Inception Date Fact Sheet
As of 03/31/2021
Asia Small Company Small company strategies generally invest in the smaller companies of Asia that demonstrate growth prospects.
Matthews Asia Small Companies Fund
MSMLX
Asia ex Japan - Consists of all countries and markets in Asia, including developed, emerging, and frontier countries and markets in the Asian region, excluding Japan $232.75 million 09/15/2008 Download Fund PDF
Matthews China Small Companies Fund
MCSMX
China - China includes its administrative and other districts, such as Hong Kong $467.34 million 05/31/2011 Download Fund PDF

All data as of 03/31/2021, except where otherwise noted.
Morningstar Ratings based on Risk-Adjusted Returns.

Name Category Overall 3YR 5YR 10YR
As of 03/31/2021
Asia Small Company Small company strategies generally invest in the smaller companies of Asia that demonstrate growth prospects.
Matthews Asia Small Companies Fund
MSMLX
Pacific/Asia ex-Japan Stk 2 out of 56 funds 3 out of 56 funds 2 out of 50 funds 2 out of 29 funds
Matthews China Small Companies Fund
MCSMX
China Region 5 out of 82 funds 5 out of 82 funds 5 out of 71 funds n.a.

Past performance is no guarantee of future results. High ratings and rankings does not assure favorable performance.

The Overall Morningstar®️ Rating for a fund is derived from a weighted-average of the performance figures associated with its three-, five- and (if applicable) ten-year ratings.

Morningstar RatingTM for funds, or "star rating", is calculated for managed products (including mutual funds, variable annuity and variable life subaccounts, exchange-traded funds, closed-end funds, and separate accounts) with at least a three-year history. Exchange-traded funds and open-ended mutual funds are considered a single population for comparative purposes. It is calculated based on a Morningstar Risk-Adjusted Return measure that accounts for variation in a managed product's monthly excess performance, placing more emphasis on downward variations and rewarding consistent performance. The Morningstar Rating does not include any adjustment for sales loads. The top 10% of products in each product category receive 5 stars, the next 22.5% receive 4 stars, the next 35% receive 3 stars, the next 22.5% receive 2 stars, and the bottom 10% receive 1 star. The Overall Morningstar Rating for a managed product is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with its three-, five-, and 10-year (if applicable) Morningstar Rating metrics. The weights are: 100% three-year rating for 36-59 months of total returns, 60% five-year rating/40% three-year rating for 60-119 months of total returns, and 50% 10-year rating/30% five-year rating/20% three-year rating for 120 or more months of total returns. While the 10-year overall star rating formula seems to give the most weight to the 10-year period, the most recent three-year period actually has the greatest impact because it is included in all three rating periods.

The Matthews Korea Fund and Matthews Emerging Asia Fund are not currently rated by Morningstar. The Emerging Markets Equity Fund will not be rated by Morningstar until the Fund has a three-year track record.

Source: Morningstar Inc.

All data as of 12/31/2020, except where otherwise noted.
Lipper Rankings based on Total Return.

Name Category 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR Since Inception Inception Date
Quartile & Ranking
As of 12/31/2020 12:00:00 AM
Asia Small Company Small company strategies generally invest in the smaller companies of Asia that demonstrate growth prospects.
Matthews Asia Small Companies Fund
MSMLX
Pacific Ex Japan Funds
1st 8 out of 46
2nd 18 out of 43
3rd 27 out of 39
3rd 16 out of 26
1st 2 out of 21
09/15/2008
Matthews China Small Companies Fund
MCSMX
China Region Funds
1st 5 out of 94
1st 2 out of 73
1st 1 out of 63
n.a.
1st 1 out of 46
05/31/2011

Past performance is no guarantee of future results. High ratings and rankings does not assure favorable performance.

Lipper Analytical Services, Inc., rankings are based on total return, including reinvestment of dividends and capital gains for the stated periods. Funds are assigned a rank within a universe of funds similar in investment objective as determined by Lipper. For the absolute rankings shown the lower the number rank, the better the Fund performed compared to other funds in the classification group. Lipper also calculates a quartile ranking which divides the peer group into quartiles to identify funds of similar quality. Funds in the 1st or 2nd quartile had outperformed the average fund in the peer group while funds in the 3rd or 4th quartile had underperformed.

The Matthews Emerging Markets Equity Fund will not be ranked by Lipper until it has a one year track record.

Source: BNY Mellon Investment Servicing (US) Inc.

Record Date Ex, Pay and
Reinvest Date
Ordinary
Income
Short Term
Capital Gains
Long Term
Capital Gains
Total Distributions
Per Share
% of NAV Nondividend Distribution (Return of Capital)
Matthews Asia Small Companies Fund - (MSMLX)
12/15/2020 12/16/2020 $0.05487 $0.00000 $0.01710 $0.07197 0.3% n.a.
View History
Matthews China Small Companies Fund - (MCSMX)
12/15/2020 12/16/2020 $0.13338 $1.96280 $1.27532 $3.37150 18.0% n.a.
View History

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.

The Matthews Asia Strategic Income Fund changed its name to the Matthews Asia Total Return Bond Fund on January 31, 2020.

Please note that cash payments for distributions are priced with the Net Asset Value as of Ex, Pay and Reinvest Date and sent via wire/Automated Clearing House (ACH) or check on the following business day.

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
Fund Year Investor Class Institutional Class
China Small Companies Fund 2014