Enter ASEAN confidently with HSBC

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With HSBC's deep expertise in partnering Chinese corporates to scale across borders, find the solutions you need to gain access to the ASEAN network.

How HSBC can help

HSBC has strong presence, capabilities and experience in ASEAN. We are the bank of choice for businesses looking to realise their expansion goals in this fast-growing region. More than 10,000 large corporates and 20,000 small and medium-sized enterprises in ASEAN have trusted us for their financing and transaction banking needs.

Our ASEAN presence

HSBC knows Southeast Asia. Our presence in six of the largest ASEAN countries means we have the expertise and capabilities on the ground to help your business achieve its growth targets in the region.

Importantly, our Singapore office serves as a hub for Southeast Asian activities. From Singapore, HSBC can help you connect to opportunities in the region through our market insights and international banking network. We provide consistent, in-depth and dedicated coverage to help you develop and execute banking solutions for your regional operations.

Our Chinese heritage

HSBC has more than 150 years of history in China, and today the country is at the core of our global strategy. Our knowledge of this market and presence in 57 cities across the country have given us a deep understanding of what Chinese companies need when they go offshore. We are particularly well positioned to help them benefit from the opportunities created by China’s economic corridors, particularly in Singapore and the rest of ASEAN.

Our relationship management

With HSBC, you don't have to navigate and find opportunities in ASEAN alone. We have dedicated relationship managers to help you understand the markets and meet your banking and financing needs.

Our relationship managers have deep knowledge of ASEAN and can guide you in your decision-making. Together with our product specialists, they can advise you on solutions ranging from global trade and receivables finance to liquidity and cash management.

Our BRI experience

HSBC is the leading financial partner for many infrastructure projects across Asia. We have supported clients on some of the largest and most high-profile BRI projects. We have demonstrated the strength of our advisory skills, solutions and ability to connect businesses with overseas opportunities. For this, HSBC has been named Best Overall International Bank for BRI in the inaugural Asiamoney New Silk Road Finance Awards

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HSBC’s experience in infrastructure

  • Participating in financing the USD458-million Infrastructure Take-Out Facility, a vehicle that helps fund infrastructure projects in Asia.
  • Acting as a joint global coordinator for a USD2-billion project finance bond issued by Indonesian power producer Paiton Energy

Our services

At HSBC, we understand your needs and develop solutions to meet them. Our diverse products and distribution capabilities across ASEAN give us a unique competitive advantage in the region.

Using our advisory and financing expertise, we can support a range of business opportunities around a single project and provide solutions at every stage of the project. HSBC’s tailored solutions across investment and traditional banking make us well positioned to help your business capture new opportunities.

We can create a one-stop holistic solution

  • Project and export financing
  • Capital markets
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Investments
  • Global trade and receivables finance
  • Global liquidity and cash management
  • Foreign exchange and rates

The BRI is a driver of green projects

President Xi Jinping has stressed the importance of green and low-carbon development along the routes of the BRI and the need to continue to drive sustainable projects

China will have cut its carbon intensity by 60-65% by 2030 from the 2005 level1

Green bond issuance from China reached USD37.1bn in 20172

China needs RMB3-4trn of annual green Investment from 2015 to 20203

68% of Asian investors plan to increase climate-related or low-carbon investments4

Our sustainable financing

HSBC also has the capabilities to provide sustainable financing. Our global distribution network of sustainable finance means we can support Chinese corporates in funding sustainable projects. Globally, HSBC has committed to provide USD100 billion of sustainable financing investment by 2025.

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Find out more about HSBC China SG Corridor

Discover the opportunities that the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) will bring to ASEAN and the ways Chinese corporates with expansion goals can take advantage of the China-Singapore Corridor to tap the potential of the region.

When you're ready to scale your business beyond China, HSBC provides dedicated support from HSBC Desk Network in Singapore to help with your expansion plans.

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