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  • 09 January 2019

    HSBC voted top for trade finance

    HSBC is the market leader in global trade finance, according to a poll of 7,000 businesses.

  • 28 December 2018

    China’s Belt and Road evolves

    International businesses are set to benefit as China boosts links with its trading partners.

  • 18 December 2018

    Southeast Asia’s rising wealth

    Countries such as Indonesia and Vietnam could be increasingly important markets for exporters.

  • 05 December 2018

    Businesses seek green gains

    Businesses can benefit financially by encouraging their suppliers to be more sustainable.

  • 06 November 2018

    Made for China

    Understanding changing consumer tastes is crucial for companies aiming to export to China.

  • 01 November 2018

    Businesses adapt to trade tensions

    Companies are upbeat about the future despite rising protectionism, an HSBC survey finds.

  • 19 October 2018

    EU and Singapore boost trade ties

    A new free trade deal, which eliminates almost all tariffs on traded goods, offers significant opportunities for business, says HSBC’s Natalie Blyth.

  • 04 October 2018

    Avocados and electric cars: China’s global consumers

    Chinese consumers are a key market for exporters around the world, says HSBC’s David Liao.

  • 20 July 2018

    A perfect fit: India and the UAE strengthen ties

    Shared economic interests mean trade and investment between the two countries is set to grow.

  • 18 July 2018

    EU and Japan champion trade

    The European Union and Japan have signed a new pact to support trade in goods and services.

  • 11 May 2018

    Connecting China to the world

    HSBC’s 25 China desks provide advice and support to Chinese companies expanding overseas.

  • 11 April 2018

    Belt and Road up and running

    China’s plan to improve links with key trading partners is taking shape fast, says Peter Wong.

  • 21 March 2018

    Firms hopeful despite protectionism fears

    Most companies are optimistic about their international business prospects, an HSBC poll finds.

  • 09 March 2018

    Pacific countries sign new trade deal

    The signatories have a combined GDP of USD10.1 trillion and a population of 500 million.

  • 12 February 2018

    Six trends businesses cannot afford to ignore

    Addressing these trends will help business leaders future-proof their firms, says Noel Quinn.

  • 08 February 2018

    India and ASEAN move closer

    India and ASEAN aim to take their economic cooperation to a new level, says HSBC’s Tony Cripps.

  • 09 January 2018

    HSBC tops Euromoney trade finance survey

    HSBC is the market leader in trade finance, according to a poll of 7,000 businesses.

  • 18 December 2017

    Supporting Singapore’s growth

    HSBC is committed to building on a 140-year heritage of helping Singapore develop and thrive.