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Access the working capital you need for your import strategy. Improve cash flow with import lcs and by bridging the gap between settlement with suppliers & payment from buyers
Presenting flexible financing options, fixed or variable repayments and a drawdown process on individual transactions to qualified importers
Position yourself to negotiate better import prices while mitigating international trade risk
Our international trade experts help you design a structure to suit your specific trading cycle

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 letters of credit (documentary credits)

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.

Import trade 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 and import trade loans.

Shipping guarantees

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