Market Vectors ETFs are distributed by Van Eck Global. Founded in 1955, Van Eck Global was among the first U.S. money managers helping investors achieve greater diversification through global investing. Today, the firm continues this tradition by offering innovative, actively managed investment choices in hard assets, emerging markets, precious metals including gold, and other alternative asset classes. Van Eck Global has offices around the world and manages approximately $32.7 billion in investor assets as of December 31, 2011.Disclosures Market Vectors Russia ETF is subject to various risks including those associated with making investments in Russian companies such as the absence of developed legal structures, national policies, expropriation, potentially greater price volatility in, significantly smaller capitalization of, and relative illiquidity of the Russian market. The Fund may loan its securities, which may subject it to additional credit and counterparty risk. The Market Vectors Russia Index (the “Index”) is the exclusive property of Market Vectors Index Solutions GmbH (a wholly owned subsidiary of Van Eck Associates Corporation), which has contracted with Structured Solutions AG to maintain and calculate the Index. Structured Solutions AG uses its best efforts to ensure that the Index is calculated correctly. Irrespective of its obligations towards Market Vectors Index Solutions GmbH, Structured Solutions AG has no obligation to point out errors in the Index to third parties. Market Vectors Russia ETF (the “Fund”) is not sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by Market Vectors Index Solutions GmbH and Market Vectors Index Solutions GmbH makes no representation regarding the advisability of investing in the Fund. Fund shares are not individually redeemable and will be issued and redeemed at their NAV only through certain authorized broker-dealers in large, specified blocks of shares called “creation units” and otherwise can be bought and sold only through exchange trading. Creation units are issued and redeemed principally in kind. Shares may trade at a premium or discount to their NAV in the secondary market.
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