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Strategic solutions

Global trade challenges require custom banking solutions

Protect your business and goods, strengthen your supply chain and maximize your working capital with HSBC's customized global trade and supply chain solutions. Our aim is to ensure that your import and export transactions are managed effortlessly and effectively, providing your business with the best possible opportunities to help manage risk and promote growth.

Solutions for importers

Sourcing products globally can increase opportunities but the consequences can be unpredictable, especially in unfamiliar markets. Benefit from greater visibility and control with access to HSBC's comprehensive suite of products and services for importers to ensure your sourcing happens at the speed of your business. HSBC's offerings include:

  • Traditional import products such as Commercial Letter of Credit issuance, Bankers' Acceptances and Import Loan Financing
  • Automated financial supply chain solutions across the buyer/supplier relationship
  • Receivables Finance
  • Buyer Approved Financing, providing buyers and their preferred suppliers with a flexible payables financing solution for domestic and cross–border transactions

Importers also benefit from HSBC's ability to insert liquidity and improve working capital management at various points within the global trade cycle.

Solutions for exporters

HSBC has the global experience and local knowledge to help you control your exports, improve your cash flow and manage your overseas risks. Our full–suite of processing and payment services includes:

  • Traditional export products such as Letter of Credit advising, confirmation and discounting
  • Project and export finance for long–term capital projects, including Medium Term Buyer Financing
  • Delegated authority under the U.S. Ex–Im Bank Working Capital Guarantee Program

International standbys and guarantees

Obtain payment assurance from a world–class financial institution. To win business domestically and world–wide, transactions will vary and be unique to your business. HSBC provides a range of guarantees, Bonds and Standby Letters of Credit that may advance the competitive power of your business by leveraging HSBC's global network to issue instruments locally.

For more information and product overviews, visit our International Trade1 page.

People and technology, working together at the speed of global trade

HSBC's delivery channels are built on a vast network of professionals working in concert with a robust electronic platform. HSBCnet2, our information and transaction portal, provides added visibility and control to promote streamlined trade operations.

Managing your international business from around the world3 enables you to:

  • Increase efficiency, reduce waiting time and expedite your processes
  • Get real–time account and transaction information
  • Obtain documentation online

Contact us for more information or to speak with a Global Relationship Manager.

United States persons (including entities) are 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 should consult a tax adviser 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 HSBCnet features and functionality may vary by country.

3 Subject to U.S. sanction regulations.

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

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.


Access local expertise around the world

  • Access over 8,000 local experts in over 60 markets.
  • Maximize international opportunities and guard against risks.
  • Manage your global banking from a single log on with our award winning HSBCnet.
  • Support and information including online guides, resources and forums.

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