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HSBC was founded in 1865 to support trade between Asia and the rest of the world. Today our network provides access to more than 90 per cent of world trade, supporting communities and helping customers to find new growth opportunities.
Progress towards international agreements could support the fragile recovery in trade flows.
Trade facilitation could make it simpler, safer and cheaper to do business across borders.
China is now the world’s leading advocate for open trade, says HSBC’s Stuart Gulliver.
Bilateral or regional trade deals are a useful step to market openness, says Douglas Lippoldt.
Blockchain technology could revolutionise international trade, says Vivek Ramachandran.
China’s Belt and Road initiative will help to plug ASEAN’s infrastructure gap, says Peter Wong.
Businesses seeking growth in Asia need to understand how it is changing, says Stuart Gulliver.
Protectionism is not the answer to the stress in the US labour market, says Douglas Lippoldt.
China is set to play a more prominent role on the global stage, says Stuart Gulliver.
Digital technology could make international trade safer and quicker, says Douglas Flint.