Commercial Banking

Our global reach and expertise help approximately 1.3 million customers to thrive and grow, ranging from small enterprises focused on their domestic market to large companies operating internationally.

HSBC Commercial Banking operates in 53 countries and territories, covering the developed and developing markets that matter most to our customers. Through our relationship managers and digital capabilities we connect entrepreneurial businesses to opportunities.

We do this by meeting our customers’ day-to-day financial needs, by providing cross-border trade and treasury services, by helping them become more sustainable, and by giving them access to products and services offered by other parts of the HSBC Group. As a cornerstone of the HSBC Group, we have the financial strength to support our customers with working capital, term loans and acquisition or project finance, the digital tools to help them manage their finances efficiently, and the expertise to help them raise money from the stock and bond markets.

Our relationship managers are supported by specialists in five fields:

  • Global Trade and Receivables Finance provides services and financing for buyers and suppliers throughout the trade cycle, helping them to use working capital efficiently, manage trade risk and fund their supply chains

  • Global Liquidity and Cash Management gives businesses greater control over their cash and collections, and helps them to manage their liquidity efficiently. Our digital platforms enable customers to make seamless payments between countries and currencies

  • Banking provides commercial clients with access to a wide range of investment banking and capital financing solutions, including debt, equity and advisory services

  • Markets and Securities Services provides services in credit and rates, foreign exchange, equities and money markets

  • Insurance and Investments offers business and financial protection, trade insurance, employee benefits, corporate wealth management and a variety of other commercial risk insurance products

Fact: Customer deposits in 2020 grew by 73.2 billion US dollars. Source: HSBC Holdings plc Annual Report and Accounts 2020
Source: HSBC Holdings plc Annual Report and Accounts 2020
Fact: HSBC was named the market leader in global trade finance in Euromoney’s Trade Finance Survey 2020.
Fact: HSBC facilitates 760 billion US dollars of trade annually, according to the 2020 HSBC Global Trade and Receivables Finance presentation.
Source: Global Trade and Receivables Finance presentation, September 2020

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