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International business

Importing and exporting1

Global trade is the cornerstone of the world's evolving economy. Whether you are importing or exporting, you can benefit from more than 140 years of global trade and supply chain knowledge to help your business navigate across borders.

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Importing or exporting, HSBC's knowledge helps benefit your business

Trade is our foundation

HSBC's heritage in trade and ongoing expertise in the evolving state of trade allows us to offer insights into new markets, help you identify opportunities, and overcome challenges in building your business overseas.

Unmatched expertise across a global network
  • With trade offices in over 60 countries and territories2, HSBC has a local presence almost anywhere you may do business, especially in emerging markets
  • We can handle your global transactions from end to end, making it faster, easier, more reliable and cost effective
  • Our global, on the ground network enables us to provide local insight on business practices and opportunities in foreign markets
  • Expert centers in the U.S. provide local, efficient service of your trade needs
HSBC provides a comprehensive suite of products and services:

Contact a Global Relationship Manager to learn more.

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United States persons (including entities) may be subject to U.S. taxation on their worldwide income and may be subject to tax and other filing obligations with respect to their U.S. and non-U.S. accounts. U.S. persons and entities should consult a tax advisor for more information.

1 Trade and Supply Chain transactions may be subject to credit approval. Other restrictions, including specific country regulations may apply. Foreign currency exchange rates may apply to certain trade transactions. Certain products and solutions may not be offered in every market.

2 The HSBC Group operates through a network of affiliates and subsidiaries around the world.

3 Customer service hours of operation are Mon-Fri 8:00AM to 9:00PM ET and Sat 8:00AM to 4:30PM ET.

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The HSBC advantage

With more than 140 years in business, HSBC provides a powerful mix of global reach and local knowledge. We bring together the expertise, security and fiscal strength of one of the world's leading financial institutions with the personalized service of your local bank.

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