The Greater China Fund, Inc. Announces Performance Data And Portfolio Composition

    The Greater China Fund, Inc. Announces Performance Data And Portfolio
                                 Composition

PR Newswire

PHILADELPHIA, June 11, 2013

PHILADELPHIA, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The Greater China Fund, Inc. (the
"Fund") (NYSE: GCH), a closed-end equity fund, announced today its performance
data and portfolio composition as of April 30, 2013.

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The Fund's total returns for various periods through April 30, 2013 are
provided below. (All figures are based on distributions reinvested at the
dividend reinvestment price and are stated net-of-fees):

                   Cumulative as of 04/30/13 Annualized as of 04/30/13
                   1 Month   3 Month   YTD   1 Year  3 Years  5 Years
NAV                1.8       -1.6      0.1   7.3     1.8      -2.2
Market Price       0.4       -9.2      -5.8  6.9     2.2      -3.1
MSCI Golden Dragon 2.3       -2.5      0.8   9.7     5.2      0.6

On April 30, 2013, the Fund's net assets amounted to US$111.4 million and the
Fund's NAV per share was $13.42.

As of April 30, 2013, the portfolio was invested as follows:

Portfolio Composition  Percent of
                       Net Assets

Financials             33.7
Industrials            16.7
Information Technology 13.3
Consumer Discretionary 10.9
Telecommunications     8.2
Energy                 7.8
Consumer Staples       5.8
Materials              2.1
Cash                   1.6

The Fund's ten largest equity holdings as of April 30, 2013, representing
59.7% of net assets, were:

Stock                Percent of

                    Net Assets
HSBC Holdings        9.3
Jardine Strategic    8.3
Taiwan Semiconductor 8.1
AIA Group            7.3
MTR Corporation      5.1
Swire Properties     5.0
China Mobile         4.4
Hang Lung Properties 4.3
Petrochina           4.1
Taiwan Mobile        3.8

Important Information
This report has been prepared based on information sources believed to be
accurate and reliable. However, the figures are unaudited and neither the
Fund, Aberdeen Asset Management Asia Limited (the Investment Manager), nor any
other person guarantees their accuracy. Investors should seek their own
professional advice and should consider the investment objectives, risks,
charges and expenses before acting on this information. Aberdeen is a U.S.
registered service mark of Aberdeen Asset Management PLC.

Closed-end funds are traded on the secondary market through one of the stock
exchanges. The Fund's investment return and principal value will fluctuate so
that an investor's shares may be worth more or less than the original cost.
Shares of closed-end funds may trade above (a premium) or below (a discount)
the net asset value (NAV) of the fund's portfolio. There is no assurance that
the Fund will achieve its investment objective.

Total return figures with distributions reinvested at the dividend
reinvestment price are stated net-of-fees and represents past performance.
Past performance is not indicative of future results, current performance may
be higher or lower. Holdings are subject to change and are provided for
informational purposes only and should not be deemed as a recommendation to
buy or sell the securities shown. Inception date July 23, 1992.

If you wish to receive this information electronically, please contact:
InvestorRelations@aberdeen-asset.com

SOURCE The Greater China Fund, Inc.

Website: http://www.aberdeengch.com
Contact: Aberdeen Asset Management Inc., Investor Relations, 866-839-5205,
InvestorRelations@aberdeen-asset.com