Imports

Access the working capital you need and improve cash flow by bridging the gap between settlement with suppliers and payment from buyers, putting you in the position to negotiate better prices. Our import finance solutions offer flexible financing options, fixed or variable repayments and a drawdown process on individual transactions to qualified importers. This is combined with our international trade expertise, which enables us to design a structure to suit your specific trading cycle.

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Our import solutions

Import documentary collections

Give suppliers payment assurances as you protect your interests by confirming that goods have shipped according to your specifications before making a payment.

Import documentary credits (letters of credit)

Let HSBC pay suppliers on your behalf, giving suppliers added peace of mind that they will receive payment after presenting the correct documents and you the comfort that documents evidencing the goods have been shipped will be presented before your supplier is paid.

Shipping guarantees

Speed up receipt of imported goods by providing freight carriers with a shipping guarantee backed by HSBC.

Import finance

Streamline access to working capital and protect against currency fluctuations by funding the difference between outgoing and incoming payments. Includes documentary credit reimbursement finance.

Global Connections

Funding overseas growth

Emerging markets offer great export opportunities for businesses keen to expand, but trading overseas should always be approached cautiously

USA leads growth in global services exports

There’s a promising trend for US businesses that could pave the way for real growth over the next 15 years. Research commissioned by HSBC from Oxford Economics paints a healthy picture for the latest Trade Confidence Survey, where services companies can reap the rewards of growing opportunity – as long as they are prepared to negotiate the regulatory landscape.

China - What is the Next Opportunity?

China's growth story is remarkable - but what's got the global business community buzzing is the dramatic growth in consumption - driving a shift from Made in China to Made for China.

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