VanEck Announces Revised Net Asset Value Information for VanEck Africa Index ETF

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NEW YORK, August 11, 2022--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VanEck announces the net asset value (NAV) per share of the VanEck Africa Index ETF (Exchange: NYSE Arca, Inc.) was restated as shown below:

ETF Name

Ticker

Original NAV 8/10/2022

Restated NAV 8/10/2022

Change (%)

VanEck Africa Index ETF

AFK

$ 18.2038

$ 17.8893

-1.73%

This value differs from the previously disclosed NAV. The NAV adjustment is a result of an error in calculating the NAV for VanEck Africa Index ETF.

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Important Disclosures

An investment in AFK may be subject to risks which include, among others, investing in African issuers, South African issuers, foreign securities, emerging and frontier market issuers, currency, depositary receipts, basic materials sector, communication services sector, financials sector, small- and medium-capitalization companies, cash transactions, equity securities, market, operational, index tracking, authorized participant concentration, no guarantee of active trading market, trading issues, passive management, fund shares trading, premium/discount risk and liquidity of fund shares and concentration risks, all of which may adversely affect the Fund. Foreign and frontier markets investments are subject to risks, which include changes in economic and political conditions, foreign currency fluctuations, changes in foreign regulations, changes in currency exchange rates, unstable governments, restrictions of foreign ownership, and limited trading capacity which may make these investments volatile in price or difficult to trade. Small- and medium-capitalization companies may be subject to elevated risks.

Investing involves substantial risk and high volatility, including possible loss of principal. An investor should consider the investment objective, risks, charges and expenses of a Fund carefully before investing. To obtain a prospectus and summary prospectus, which contain this and other information, call 800.826.2333 or visit vaneck.com. Please read the prospectus and summary prospectus carefully before investing.

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