Emerging Markets Corporate Bond Fund - I Class

Invests in at least 80% in bonds issued by companies located, listed, or conducting predominant business activites in emerging markets.

May invest in unrated or below investment-grade bonds. Involves a high-risk approach to income from foreign bonds, and its share price could fluctuate significantly. Subject to the risks unique to international investing, including unfavorable changes in currency values, as well as interest rate and credit risks normally associated with investing in bonds.

TECIXCUSIP 77956H351
Prospectus

Morningstar (Category)

Morningstar
(Overall Rating)1

Emerging Markets Bond
  (242 funds)

Data as of 10/31/2019

Data as of 10/31/2019

Fund Manager Tenure2

Net Assets3
(USD)

4yrs
$159.6m

Data as of 10/31/2019

Data as of 10/31/2019

Price
(USD)

Daily Price Change

$10.75
$0.00

Data as of 12/06/2019

Data as of 12/06/2019

Morningstar Ratings™ are based on risk-adjusted returns. Click on "Overall Rating" for the fund's 3-, 5-, and 10-year (if applicable) Morningstar Ratings™.

Samy Muaddi
Samy Muaddi, Portfolio Manager

Samy Muaddi is a portfolio manager in the Fixed Income Division of T. Rowe Price. Mr. Muaddi is the lead manager and executive vice president of the Emerging Markets Corporate Bond and Multi-Sector Account Strategies and chairman of the strategies' Investment Advisory Committees. He also manages the Asia Credit Strategy and is co-portfolio manager of the Global High Income Strategy. Mr. Muaddi is a vice president of T. Rowe Price Group, Inc., and T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.

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Strategy

Investment Objective

The fund seeks to provide high current income and, secondarily, capital appreciation.

Morningstar Fixed Income Style

Low / Moderate

Data as of 10/31/2019

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Morningstar Rating

Period Rating Funds In Category (Emerging Markets Bond)
Overall 242
3 Years 242
5 Years N/A 181
10 Years N/A 49

*Ratings displayed with hollow stars represent Morningstar Extended Performance Ratings.  Morningstar provides adjusted historical returns and an Extended Performance Rating for some mutual fund share class that don't have a 1, 3-, 5-, or 10-year performance history.  These hypothetical Morningstar Ratings are based on the historical performance of the oldest share class of the fund, adjusted for fees and expenses.

The Morningstar Rating™ for funds, or "star rating", is calculated for funds with at least a three-year history. Exchange-traded funds and open-ended mutual funds are considered a single population for comparative purposes. It is calculated based on a Morningstar Risk-Adjusted Return measure that accounts for variation in a managed product's monthly excess performance, placing more emphasis on downward variations and rewarding consistent performance. The top 10% of products in each product category receive 5 stars, the next 22.5% receive 4 stars, the next 35% receive 3 stars, the next 22.5% receive 2 stars, and the bottom 10% receive 1 star. The Overall Morningstar Rating for a managed product is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with its three-, five-, and 10-year (if applicable) Morningstar Rating metrics.

Yields & Dividends (I Class)

30-Day SEC Standardized Yield
with waiver
3.25%

Data as of 10/31/2019

without waiver
3.08%

Data as of 10/31/2019

30-Day Annualized Dividend Yield
with waiver
4.42%

Data as of 12/06/2019

Monthly Dividend
(USD)
$0.039415239

Data as of 10/31/2019

Monthly Dividend
Rate
0.01%

Data as of 12/06/2019

Average Annual Total Returns (I Class)*

1 YR
10.89%
Benchmark
10.59%
Value
0.30% 0.48%

Data as of 09/30/2019

3 YR
5.57%
Benchmark
5.05%
Value
0.52% 0.50%
5 YR
5.34%
Benchmark
5.21%
Value
0.13% 0.12%
Since Inception
5.76%
Benchmark
5.62%
Value
0.14% 0.12%

Expense Ratio

Gross
1.25%
Net
0.84%
Limitation Type
Contractual
expires 04/30/2020

Benchmark: J.P. Morgan Corporate Emerging Market Bond Index Broad Diversified

Investor Class Inception Date: 05/24/2012

I Class Inception Date: 12/17/2015

Current performance may be lower or higher than the quoted past performance, which cannot guarantee future results. Share price, principal value, and return will vary and you may have a gain or loss when you sell your shares. Average annual total return figures include changes in principal value, reinvested dividends, and capital gain distributions.

*The T. Rowe Price Funds-I Class share the portfolio of an existing fund (the original share class of the fund is referred to as the "investor class"). The total return figures for I Class shares have been calculated using the performance data of the investor class up to the inception date of the I Class (shown above) and the actual performance results of the I Class since that date.  Because the I Classes are expected to have lower expenses than the Investor Classes, The I Class performance, had it existed over the periods shown, would have been higher. 

The 30-day dividend yield represents the average daily dividends for the 30-day period, annualized and divided by the net asset values per share at the end of the period; it is available the first quarter after the fund's inception. The SEC standardized yield is computed under an SEC standardized formula and reflects an estimated yield to maturity (assuming all portfolio securities are held to maturity); it is available the first month after the fund's inception.

The gross expense ratio reflects the fund expenses as stated in the fee table of the fund's prospectus prior to the deduction of any waiver or reimbursement. The net expense ratio reflects fund expenses after the deduction of any waiver or reimbursement.  If a fund has an active contractual expense limitation, the expiration date is shown below the gross and net expense ratio values above.  Expense ratios are as of the most recent prospectus.

Current Year Performance (I Class)*

Daily YTD
12.31%
Benchmark
12.07%
Value
0.24%

Data as of 12/06/2019

Monthly YTD
11.90%
Benchmark
11.58%
Value
0.32%

Data as of 10/31/2019

One Month
0.74%
Benchmark
0.85%
Value
-0.11%
Three Months
1.59%
Benchmark
1.61%
Value
-0.02%

Benchmark: J.P. Morgan Corporate Emerging Market Bond Index Broad Diversified

Investor Class Inception Date: 05/24/2012

I Class Inception Date: 12/17/2015

*The T. Rowe Price Funds-I Class share the portfolio of an existing fund (the original share class of the fund is referred to as the "investor class"). The total return figures for I Class shares have been calculated using the performance data of the investor class up to the inception date of the I Class (shown above) and the actual performance results of the I Class since that date.  Because the I Classes are expected to have lower expenses than the Investor Classes, The I Class performance, had it existed over the periods shown, would have been higher. 

Asset Allocation

Net Assets
(USD)
$159.6m
Largest Global ex-US Bonds 95.16% $151.9m
Other View complete Asset Allocation

Data as of 10/31/2019

Holdings

Total
Holdings
164
Largest Holding Globo Comunicacao E Participacoes 1.68% Was (06/30/2019) 1.36%
Other View complete Full Holdings
Top 10 Issuers 13.18% View the latest Top 10 Issuers

Data as of 09/30/2019

Quality

N/A

Maturity

Weighted Average

6.85 Years

Duration

Weighted Average

5.44 Years

Top

BB
32.29%
Was (09/30/2019) 30.09%

Top

3-5 Years
27.72%
Was (09/30/2019) 27.72%

Top

3-5 Years
28.72%
Was (09/30/2019) 27.77%

Over

BB
By 12.79%
Fund 32.29%
Benchmark 19.50%

Over

5-7 Years
By 5.36%
Fund 22.82%
Benchmark 17.47%

Over

5-7 Years
By 9.60%
Fund 28.68%
Benchmark 19.08%

Under

A
By -13.51%
Fund 5.22%
Benchmark 18.73%

Under

10+ Years
By -8.46%
Fund 7.29%
Benchmark 15.75%

Under

1-3 Years
By -5.91%
Fund 20.17%
Benchmark 26.07%

Data as of 10/31/2019

Benchmark: J.P. Morgan Corporate Emerging Market Bond Index Broad Diversified

Sectors

Total
Sectors
14
Largest Sector TMT 19.44% Was (09/30/2019) 18.65%
Other View complete Sector Diversification

Data as of 10/31/2019

Benchmark: J.P. Morgan Corporate Emerging Market Bond Index Broad Diversified

Over

TMT
By 7.43%
Fund 19.44%
Benchmark 12.02%

Under

Financial
By -16.79%
Fund 13.01%
Benchmark 29.80%

Data as of 10/31/2019

Regions

Total
Regions
5
Largest Region Asia 34.15% Was (09/30/2019) 33.30%
Other View complete Region Diversification

Data as of 10/31/2019

Benchmark: J.P. Morgan Corporate Emerging Market Bond Index Broad Diversified

Over

Latin America
By 3.71%
Fund 30.92%
Benchmark 27.22%

Under

Emerging Europe
By -3.73%
Fund 9.32%
Benchmark 13.05%

Data as of 10/31/2019

Countries

Total
Countries
40
Largest Country China 13.27% Was (09/30/2019) 13.25%
Other View complete Country Diversification

Data as of 10/31/2019

Benchmark: J.P. Morgan Corporate Emerging Market Bond Index Broad Diversified

Over

China
By 4.93%
Fund 13.27%
Benchmark 8.34%

Under

South Korea
By -2.69%
Fund 1.60%
Benchmark 4.29%

Data as of 10/31/2019

Currency

Total
Currencies
3
Largest Currency U.S. dollar 99.99% Was (09/30/2019) 99.99%
Other View complete Currency Diversification

Data as of 10/31/2019

Benchmark: J.P. Morgan Corporate Emerging Market Bond Index Broad Diversified

Over

Canadian dollar
By 0.01%
Fund 0.01%
Benchmark 0.00%

Under

U.S. dollar
By -0.01%
Fund 99.99%
Benchmark 100.00%

Data as of 10/31/2019

Team (As of )

Samy Muaddi

Samy Muaddi
Portfolio Manager

Samy Muaddi is a portfolio manager in the Fixed Income Division of T. Rowe Price. Mr. Muaddi is the lead manager and executive vice president of the Emerging Markets Corporate Bond and Multi-Sector Account Strategies and chairman of the strategies' Investment Advisory Committees. He also manages the Asia Credit Strategy and is co-portfolio manager of the Global High Income Strategy. Mr. Muaddi is a vice president of T. Rowe Price Group, Inc., and T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.

  • Fund manager
    since 2015
  • Years at
    T. Rowe Price 13
  • Years investment
    experience 13
Benjamin Robins, CFA

Benjamin Robins, CFA
Portfolio Specialist

Ben Robins is a portfolio specialist in the Fixed Income Division at T. Rowe Price. He supports our emerging market debt strategies, which includes hard currency- and local currency-denominated sovereign and corporate debt, working closely with clients, consultants, and prospects. Mr. Robins is a vice president of T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.

  • Years at
    T. Rowe Price 3
  • Years investment
    experience 19

For a complete list of the members of the fund's Investment Advisory Committee, please refer to the fund's prospectus.

How to Invest

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Share Class Min Initial Investment (USD) Min Subsequent Investment (USD) 12b-1 Fee Expense Ratio
Gross Net Limitation Type Limitation Expiration Date
I Class
Cusip 77956H351
$1,000,000* N/A 0.00% 1.25% 0.84% Contractual 04/30/2020
Investor Class
Cusip 77956H658
$2,500 $100 0.00% 1.40% 0.99% Contractual
04/30/2021
Advisor Class
Cusip 77956H641
$2,500 $100 0.25% 1.76% 1.25% Contractual
04/30/2021

* Minimum initial investment $1,000,000. Minimum is generally waived for intermediaries, certain retirement plans, and certain institutional client accounts.

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