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Market Vectors ETFs Announce 2013 Distributions

The Market Vectors ETF Trust announced today the following 2013 annual distributions per share for the Market Vectors equity exchange-traded funds.

The following dates apply to today’s distribution declarations:



Record Date


Payable Date

December 23, 2013 December 26, 2013 December 30, 2013
Equity ETFs     Ticker     Dividend    

Short-TermCapital Gain


Long TermCapital Gain

Market Vectors Africa Index ETF     AFK     $0.829     None     None
Market Vectors Agribusiness ETF     MOO     $0.930     None     None
Market Vectors Biotech ETF     BBH     $0.003     None     None
Market Vectors Brazil Small-Cap ETF     BRF     $0.530     None     None
Market Vectors China ETF     PEK     $0.698     None     None
Market Vectors Coal ETF     KOL     $0.440     None     None
Market Vectors Colombia ETF     COLX     $0.245     None     None
Market Vectors Egypt Index ETF     EGPT     $1.043     None     None
Market Vectors Environmental Services ETF     EVX     $0.750     None     None
Market Vectors Gaming ETF     BJK     $0.518     None     None
Market Vectors Germany Small-Cap ETF     GERJ     $0.350     None     None
Market Vectors Global Alternative Energy ETF     GEX     $0.554     None     None
Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF     GDX     $0.191     None     None
Market Vectors Gulf States Index ETF     MES     $0.550     None     None
Market Vectors India Small-Cap Index ETF     SCIF     $0.139     None     None
Market Vectors Indonesia Index ETF     IDX     $0.718     None     None
Market Vectors Indonesia Small-Cap ETF     IDXJ     $0.092     None     None
Market Vectors Israel ETF     ISRA     $0.163     None     None
Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF     GDXJ     None     None     None
Market Vectors Latin America Small-Cap Index ETF     LATM     $0.192     None     None
Market Vectors Oil Services ETF     OIH     $0.542     None     None
Market Vectors Poland ETF     PLND     $0.748     None     None
Market Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF     REMX     $0.083     None     None
Market Vectors Retail ETF     RTH     $0.608     None     None
Market Vectors Russia ETF     RSX     $0.742     None     None
Market Vectors Russia Small-Cap ETF     RSXJ     $1.200     None     None
Equity ETFs     Ticker     Dividend    

Short-TermCapital Gain


Long TermCapital Gain

Market Vectors RVE Hard Assets Producers ETF     HAP     $0.830     None     None
Market Vectors Semiconductor ETF     SMH     $0.659     None     None
Market Vectors Solar Energy ETF     KWT     $0.733     None     None
Market Vectors Steel ETF     SLX     $0.984     None     None
Market Vectors Unconventional Oil and Gas ETF     FRAK     $0.144     None     None
Market Vectors Uranium+Nuclear Energy ETF     NLR     $0.333     None     None
Market Vectors Vietnam ETF     VNM     $0.599     None     None
Market Vectors Wide Moat ETF     MOAT     $0.229     None     None

Passive Foreign Investment Company (PFIC) Income

Several Market Vectors ETFs may make investments in non-U.S. corporations classified as “passive foreign investment companies.” Generally speaking, PFICs are non-U.S. corporations having 50% or more of their assets invested in cash or securities, or having 75% or more of their gross income originating from passive sources, including but not limited to interest, dividends and rents. In other words, these foreign companies primarily derive their revenue streams from investments (rather than operations). Please refer to your Market Vectors ETF’s Statement of Additional Information (SAI) for further information on PFICs. The table above contains information regarding the PFIC tax adjustment for each year-end dividend per share.

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