Navigate international business like a local with HSBC UK

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Report: Going global for growth

In our latest report, we spoke to more than 1,360 businesses to find out what’s driving the increase in international growth ambitions, where firms are looking to expand, the barriers they face and what support they need to achieve their goals.

Realise your international business growth ambitions with confidence

With our global presence, award-winning trade finance offering and suite of flexible online financial solutions and platforms, when it comes to successful international business expansion – we’ve got you covered.

Award-winning international trade finance

Our trade and supply chain solutions give you complete clarity and control, and build resilience. That’s why we have been given the 'Market Leader’ award in the UK for trade finance for seven consecutive years.1

Smarter international banking services

With our award-winning digital platform like HSBCnet, we can give you total visibility of your global finances, trade & FX positions.

Extensive global coverage

Our on-the-ground presence in over 50 markets, covering major trade corridors, means we can provide valuable support as you expand internationally.

International Subsidiary Banking

Our International Subsidiary Banking teams can support you with local banking services as you set up subsidiaries around the world - giving you better visibility and control over your global banking.

HSBC TradePay²

A simplified, digital trade finance solution that empowers you to draw your loan and make just-in-time payments to suppliers immediately3. Eligibility criteria apply.

International Account Opening made easy

International business expansion can bring some complex challenges, but opening bank accounts in new markets needn't be one of them. With our global expertise and innovative digital platform, HSBC SmartServe4, you can do this quickly and easily.

Grow where and how you want to with truly global banking

We’re perfectly placed to help you expand your business and make the most of international business opportunities, with our presence in over 50 markets, and an extensive correspondent banking network.

International business success stories

Boutinot Wines feels the key to global businesses growth is to spread the risk. That’s why they’re in 50 markets around the world, and why they’re ripe for business expansion in New Zealand and Colorado. Watch the video above to find out what we’re doing to help.

adm Group is a global marketing outsourced provider working with many of the world's leading brands. With 46 offices around the world and a presence in over 160 international markets, they pride themselves on their extensive global presence.

Award-winning international bank

The recognition we have received from leading financial award bodies speaks volumes for our track record as a global,
financing-focused bank.

Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2023

  • Voted the UK's best trade finance bank for the seventh consecutive year as recognised by our clients. Click here to find out more
Euromoney 2023 Market Leaders Domestic Trade Finance Market Leader

Euromoney Trade Finance Survey 2023

  • Global Trade Finance Bank award for the sixth consecutive year. Click here to find out more

Global Trade Review 2023

  • Best Trade Bank Globally. Click here to find out more

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International business insights

International Business Guides

If you’re looking to expand your operations into new markets, our international insights can help connect you.

Free export support for UK businesses

On the Department for Business and Trade's website,, you can:

  • Create an export plan tailored to your business
  • Work through learning modules to build your knowledge of how to sell internationally
  • Identify high-potential markets for your products
  • Learn about online marketplaces and access specially negotiated deals
  • Search and apply for live export opportunities
  • Explore and enquire about finance and insurance support from UK Export Finance.
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