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.

Quorn Foods

Leveraging HSBC’s far-reaching global network and single platform to expand business around the world.

The MME Opportunity and Economic Outlook

Despite the forecast for lower GDP growth, the Chinese Communist Party’s goals initially outlined for the 13th Five Year Plan seek to bolster infrastructure, improve operational costs and open consumer access for mid-market enterprises (MME).

Meet the Chinese Consumer

Accessing the Chinese consumer involves understanding the unique platforms and drivers of purchases. Chinese consumption patterns are no longer dominated by spendthrift attitudes and mid-market enterprises (MMEs) that previously shrank from entering China directly should understand three key factors enabling and driving the consumer: mobility (through mobile devices and around the world), quality, and lifestyle upgrades.

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