The Asian Century

"This is still the Asian century and China is still the key player" Peter T.S. Wong - Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive, Asia-Pacific, HSBC

The Asian Century

What is RMB? Why Would you Trade in it?

The RMB is the fastest growing global currency. As of March 2016, SWIFT ranked the RMB as the second most used trade currency (in terms of global issuance of letters of credit), and the fifth most used global payments currency.

Trading in RMB presents many potential benefits for both importers and exporters.

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China on the up: A Global Super Power

China’s economy grew by 6.9 per cent in real terms during 2015 and it continues to make significant contributions to the global economy – to the tune of USD448 billion in 2015.

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China on the March: Growing Outward Investment

China’s outward investment is increasing rapidly. Non-financial direct investment increased by 10.1 per cent in 2015. Investment in Europe was particularly strong, surging by 82 per cent year on year.

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Belt and Road Initiative:
China's Trade with the World

Launched by President Xi Jinping in 2013, China's Belt and Road Initiative aims to further open up land and sea connections with the rest of the world and encompasses over 65 countries.

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China's Powerhouse Region: The Pearl River Delta

With a growth rate outstripping mainland China overall, the Pearl River Delta (PRD) in Guangdong province is rapidly becoming a centre for high-tech manufacturing, services and exports.

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China's Green Future

As economic growth ramps up China’s energy consumption, the government has laid down clear plans to reduce emissions, promote ecological conservation, and move towards a green economy. Coal consumption has already peaked, dropping by 3.7 per cent in 2015.

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The Global Rise of RMB

Recent national and regulatory reforms in China, such as the establishment of free trade zones (FTZs) and cross border settlement and investment pilots, have spurred greater use of RMB globally.

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Customer Case Studies

Getting Real in China

While there are definitely opportunities, what is it really like to export to China?

Business as Usual

Why Royce doesn’t break a sweat over Renminbi.

Be a Farmer, not a Hunter

Play the long game for sustained success on the back of China’s Belt and Road initiative.

Ready to grow your business?

For further information about trading internationally, speak to an HSBC Trade Specialist on:

+44 (0)800 78 31 300

Ready to grow your business?

For further information about trading internationally, speak to an HSBC Trade Specialist on:

+44 (0)800 78 31 300

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