The money manager is betting on a yuan-denominated note rally in the second half of 2017 and that foreign-investor interest could double in five years.
The Feb. 2 launch comes just four months before MSCI says it will decide whether the country qualifies for its emerging-market index.
Some providers are offering access to the industry through bundles of shares focused on businesses that run everything from airports to cell phone towers.
State Streets ETFs are among the most familiar in the industry. But it doesn't explain why they pop up everywhere or how the firm's paying for it.
While investors piled $4.4 billion into U.S.-domiciled ETFs tracking emerging-markets this year, they pulled $244 million from similar funds in Europe.