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November 21, 2019Israel: Global Leader for Innovations (1:34)
Access the land of innovation—Israel. Dubbed the “Start-up Nation” Israel is leading the way for innovations in the technology, financials and healthcare industries.

What does the first USB flash drive have in common with Intel’s core processor chip? Both were developed in Israel. Dubbed the “Start-up Nation” due to its long track record of technological success, Israel is widely recognized as a global leader for innovations in the technology, financials and healthcare industries. With its young population and sound economic policies, Israel’s growth has outpaced other developed markets.

VanEck Vectors Israel ETF (Ticker ISRA) tracks a BlueStar Index designed to capture publicly traded companies that are locally listed, or have significant exposure to, the local Israeli economy. By including both locally listed and offshore names, investors may achieve a more holistic exposure to the companies that are participating in Israel’s growth story.

Investors can use ISRA to obtain a broader and deeper allocation to the Israeli market then they may be getting in their current global equity portfolio. ISRA provides investors with efficient, low-cost access to this vibrant, dynamic and truly innovative economy.

Access the opportunities with VanEck Vectors Israel ETF (Ticker ISRA).

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Additional Disclosures:

An investment in the Fund may be subject to risks which include, among others, investing in Israeli issuers, foreign securities, foreign currency, depositary receipts, financials sector, health care sector, information technology sector, small-, medium- and micro-capitalization companies, 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, non-diversified and concentration risks, all of which may adversely affect the Fund. Foreign investments are subject to risks, which include changes in economic and political conditions, foreign currency fluctuations, changes in foreign regulations, and changes in currency exchange rates which may negatively impact the Fund's return. Small-, medium- and micro-capitalization companies may be subject to elevated risks.

The BlueStar Israel Global Index is the exclusive property and a trademark of BlueStar Global Investors LLC and has been licensed for use for certain purposes by Van Eck Associates Corporation for VanEck Vectors Israel ETF (the "Fund") based on the BlueStar Israel Global Index . The Fund is not sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by BlueStar Global Investors LLC, and BlueStar Global Investors LLC makes no representation regarding the advisability of trading in the Fund.

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

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