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

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If you're running a business, effectively managing your supply chain is key to cost control and meeting customer demand. But to satisfy today's socially conscientious consumer - supply chain transparency is critical. What's driving that and how can you respond?

Responding to the changing face of trade

Global and domestic trade are constantly impacted by factors that businesses have little or no direct control over. So how do companies learn to respond in the face of such unpredictability?

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