Insight archive

Trade and investment

  • 27 Oct 2021

    Seven steps to tackle a USD50 trillion challenge

    Getting supply chains to net zero will require creative solutions, according to HSBC and BCG.

  • 01 Dec 2020

    Navigating towards a global COVID recovery

    Sustainability and technology are vital for bouncing back from the pandemic, HSBC research shows.

  • 20 Nov 2020

    The start of a new era

    A major agreement between 15 Asian nations could boost regional trade, investment and growth, says HSBC’s Stuart Tait.

  • Asian nations sign new trade deal

    16 Nov 2020

    Asian nations sign new trade deal

    The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership moves the global centre of economic gravity further East.

  • 06 Nov 2020

    Businesses maintain China focus

    Three-quarters of companies expect their sales in China to grow over the next two years, a new HSBC report has found.

  • Container ship in export and import business and logistics. Shipping cargo to harbor by crane. Water transport International. Aerial view and top view.

    17 Sep 2020

    Making the USD10 trillion case for trade

    A report co-written by HSBC demonstrates trade’s critical role in the recovery from COVID-19.

  • 08 Sep 2020

    China and the West: finding common ground

    International cooperation is the key to solving global challenges, says HSBC’s Mark Wang.

  • The Rashtrapati Bhavan during sunset time, India.

    27 Aug 2020

    Asia’s tectonic demographic shifts

    We highlight 10 key trends that businesses and investors should have on their radar.

  • Young Mixed Race Female Entrepreneur Solving a Complicated Business Challenge with Pencil, Laptop, Carpentry Tools, and Confidence

    18 Aug 2020

    Beyond business as usual

    Firms are making fundamental changes to how they operate as they plan for the post-pandemic future, says Barry O’Byrne.

  • Evening rush-hour traffic in Bangkok, Thailand

    06 Aug 2020

    Emerging Asia’s post-COVID future

    Economies need to think beyond the pandemic to plan for long-term growth and prosperity.

  • A worker inspects a turbine in a power station

    21 Jul 2020

    Navigating a crisis and emerging resilient

    Companies are making major operational changes in the wake of COVID-19, HSBC research shows.

  • A scientist holds up a piece of medical testing equipment

    28 May 2020

    Trade barriers hamper COVID fight

    Open trade and investment has a key role to play in tackling coronavirus.

  • 13 May 2020

    Keeping trade moving

    Digital solutions may help importers and exporters face up to the challenges created by COVID-19.

  • 18 Dec 2019

    ASEAN’s gateway to global trade

    Southeast Asia stands to gain from its increasing ties with other economies worldwide.

  • 06 Nov 2019

    Sustainability key to Chinese markets

    Embracing sustainable practices could help international businesses thrive in China.

  • 05 Nov 2019

    Firms confident despite trade tensions

    Most companies are optimistic about their prospects for trade, an HSBC survey finds.

  • 04 Oct 2019

    Opportunities in a changing world

    Focusing on customers can help businesses succeed in uncertain times, says HSBC’s Noel Quinn.

  • 12 Sep 2019

    A step closer to paperless trade

    HSBC has supported a groundbreaking blockchain trade finance deal in China’s Greater Bay Area.

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