KraneShares MSCI China Clean Technology Index ETF*

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Investment Strategy:

KGRN is benchmarked to the MSCI China IMI Environment 10/40 Index, which provides exposure to Chinese companies that focus on clean technology and contributing to a more environmentally sustainable economy. The Index is comprised of securities that derive at least 50% of their revenues from environmentally beneficial products and services. The Index is based on five key Clean Technology environmental themes: Alternative Energy, Sustainable Water, Green Building, Pollution Prevention and Energy Efficiency. Constituent selection is based on data from MSCI Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG).

China’s Environmental Protection Highlights:

  • China is expected to remain the global leader in renewable energy over the next five years, accounting for 43% of renewable capacity growth worldwide1.
  • China has allocated $607 million for its 2022 renewable power subsidy2 and plans to have renewable energy account for 35% of its electricity consumption by 20303
  • China plans to hit peak emissions before 2030 and reach carbon neutrality by 2060.4 In 2021, China launched its national emission trading scheme (ETS)—now the largest carbon market in the world, which should help the country meet its emission reduction goals.
  • China has a proven track record of achieving ambitious long term renewable energy goals set forth within The Five Year Plan.

KGRN Features:

  • Access to China’s fast-growing environmental protection industry that has rapidly become the largest renewable energy market in the world1
  • Exposure to companies that stand to benefit from China’s increased focus and spending on clean energy technologies
  • Benchmarked to an MSCI ESG Index: MSCI is the #1 index provider for Socially Responsible Investment (SRI), Corporate governance, and ESG indexes according to a 2015 survey of 1,200 participants conducted by SRI Connect and Extel.

*Formerly the KraneShares MSCI China Environment Index ETF

1. IEA, “Renewables 2021: Report Extract, Executive Summary,” retrieved 3/31/2022.
2. Reuters, “China sets 2022 renewable power subsidy at $607 mln”, November 15, 2021, retrieved on 3/31/2022.
3. Bloomberg, “China Steps Up Its Push Into Clean Energy”, 9/26/2018, retrieved 9/30/2021.
4. Reuters, “China pledges to achieve CO2 emissions peak before 2030, carbon neutrality before 2060 –Xi”, 9/22/2020, retrieved on 3/31/2022.

Fund Details

Data as of 10/03/2022
Ticker KGRN
Primary Exchange NYSE
CUSIP 500767850
ISIN US5007678502
Net Assets $108,829,571
Total Annual Fund Operating Expense 0.78%
Inception Date 10/12/2017
Distribution Frequency Annual

Daily Performance

Data as of 10/03/2022
Premium Discount Chart
Net Asset Value$28.27 
Daily Change -0.19%
Market Price $28.19 
Daily Change -0.53%
30 Day Median Bid/Ask Spread

The ETF’s 30 Day Median Bid-Ask Spread is calculated by identifying the ETF’s national best bid and national best offer ("NBBO") as of the end of each 10 second interval during each trading day of the last 30 calendar days and dividing the difference between each such bid and offer by the midpoint of the NBBO. The median of those values is identified and that value is expressed as a percentage rounded to the nearest hundredth.

Performance History

Cumulative %
Data as of: 09/30/2022
Fund NAV Closing Price Index
1 Month -17.51% -17.18% -17.47%
3 Month -31.48% -31.99% -31.46%
6 Month -22.85% -22.57% -23.89%
Since Inception 23.14% 23.28% 14.31%
Avg Annualized %
Data as of quarter end: 09/30/2022
Fund NAV Closing Price Index
1 Year -35.65% -35.14% -37.80%
3 Year 20.14% 20.49% 16.98%
Since Inception 4.28% 4.30% 2.73%
Growth of $10,000
Data as of 10/03/2022

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Top 10 Holdings

Data as of 10/04/2022
Full Holdings .CSV
Rank Name % of Net Assets Ticker Identifier Shares Held Market Value($)
1 NIO INC - ADR 9.69% NIO US62914V1061 641,397 10,730,572
2 LI AUTO INC - ADR 9.16% LI US50202M1027 412,330 10,143,318
3 CONTEMPORARY A-A 8.36% 300750 CNE100003662 162,750 9,256,623
4 BYD CO LTD-H 6.59% 1211 CNE100000296 298,500 7,300,938
5 LONGI GREEN EN-A 4.69% 601012 CNE100001FR6 764,046 5,193,405
6 CONCH VENTURE 4.19% 586 KYG2116J1085 2,909,500 4,640,404
7 XINYI SOLAR HOLDINGS LTD 4.18% 968 KYG9829N1025 4,221,588 4,630,332
8 CHINA LONGYUAN-H 3.98% 916 CNE100000HD4 3,603,800 4,402,632
9 CRRC TIMES ELEC 3.96% 3898 CNE1000004X4 1,055,800 4,384,624
10 YADEA GROUP HOLDINGS LTD 3.58% 1585 KYG9830F1063 2,482,694 3,959,685

Holdings are subject to change.