BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--JF China Region Fund, Inc. (NYSE: JFC; the “Fund”) announced today that it is declaring a dividend distribution of $0.1290 per share payable in cash on December 13, 2013 to the shareholders of record on December 4, 2013. The ex date of the dividend distribution is December 2, 2013. This dividend distribution represents payment of the Fund’s 2012 spillback distribution pursuant to Section 855 of the Internal Revenue Code.
The Fund is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company whose shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. The Fund trades under the symbol “JFC.”
The JF China Region Fund, Inc. invests primarily in equity securities of companies with substantial assets in, or revenues derived from, the People's Republic of China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macao--collectively, the China Region.
J.P. Morgan Fund Services, in Boston, MA is the Fund’s accounting and administrative agent.