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Trade Solutions

Trade and Supply Chain

HSBC has played a key role in global trade since 1865. Its founding member - The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited - was established to finance the growing trade between Europe, China and India.

Today, HSBC's Trade pedigree, global presence and brand recognition, combined with its market-leading initiatives and execution capabilities make it the world's best institution for Trade and Supply Chain financing. Enjoying relationships with more suppliers and buyers than any other trade services institution, we are also a world-recognised advisor on global and local market developments and industry-impacting trends. It is this unique position that allows HSBC to offer fast, accurate and efficient solutions to its customers worldwide.

We support our customers with dedicated trade service centres in over 60 countries and territories. Our Trade and Supply Chain teams bring innovation and service excellence to bear and work closely with our relationship managers in developing end-to-end business solutions which are recognised by the industry's most prominent publications and associations, garnering numerous awards.

We can offer you:

  • Global reach
    Local Trade experts wherever you do business
  • Experience & reliability
    Execution on vanilla and structured trade products
  • HSBC at both ends of a transaction
    Faster turnaround time for buyers and suppliers
  • Global customer base
    Many of your suppliers/buyers will be our customers
  • Global brand credibility
    Recognised and trusted – facilitates supplier financing
  • Thought leadership
    Case studies and white papers on global trade trends
  • Trade in RMB (Chinese Yuan)
    Settle cross-border trade with Mainland China and Hong Kong

HSBC was confirmed as the uncontested No. 1 Trade Finance Bank in the world over (2010). This was especially the case in Emerging Markets*

Trade and Supply Chain at a glance:

  • Import and Export Solutions
    • Documentary Credits (DC)
    • Standby Credits (SDCs)
    • Documentary Credits Advising
    • Negotiation Credits
  • Guarantees
    • Domestic Guarantees
    • Cross- Border Guarantees
    • Guarantees Advising
    • Guarantees reissuing
    • Guarantees Syndication & Fronting
  • Trade Financing
    • Bills Discounted
    • Bills Purchased
  • Confirmations
    • Confirmation of Credit
    • Silent Confirmations
  • Settlements in RMB (Chinese Yuan)

*Source: 2011 GTB Survey conducted by Oliver Wyman - scope of survey: wholesale trade finance revenues with Corporates and FIs > $25M turnover, including Guarantee business.

Contact Us

Raviv Ben-Moshe
Head of Trade and Supply Chain

Tel: +972 (3) 710 1239

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