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Manage the risks of doing business. HSBC offers an array of services designed to help you manage both your internal and external exposure.

All businesses face some level of risk regardless of their type or size. With access to our credit and lending services you’ll have solutions to help you manage fluctuations in cash flow or to finance capital investment. Our structured trade and import/export finance solutions are also available to help you mitigate counterparty risk – enabling you to expand into new markets with greater confidence.

Our Managing risk solutions

Commodity and Structured Trade Finance

Get access to trade finance solutions designed specifically for producers, traders and end users along the global supply chain for energy, metal and agricultural (‘soft’) commodities.

Exports

Gain more control over exports, improve cashflow and manage risks associated with international trade more effectively using HSBC’s export finance facilities. Our trade specialists have in-depth knowledge to help you assess market risks.

Guarantees

Conduct business with confidence, even where you lack established relationships, through the use of guarantees and standby letters of credit.

Imports

Upon approval, access the working capital you need and improve cash flow by bridging the gap between settlement with suppliers and payment from buyers. Our import finance solutions offer flexible options.

Foreign Exchange (FX) risk management

Whether importing inventory from overseas or investing into an overseas business, you can protect your company’s assets and revenues from currency risks caused by FX market fluctuations.

Precious Metals Risk Management

Benefit from a full-service franchise with four key offerings: trading, financing, vaulting and physical. With a primary focus in gold, silver, platinum, palladium and coverage in rhodium, HSBC is one of the world’s largest precious metals custodians.

Interest rate risk management

Take advantage of our far-reaching presence and extensive rates product knowledge to gain access to global liquidity and customized solutions.

Managing risk solutions

Open account

Use open account solutions to trade directly with organisations that have a good financial status and also recognise yours.

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