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.
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.
Streamline access to working capital and protect against currency fluctuations by funding the difference between outgoing and incoming payments. Includes documentary credit reimbursement finance.
Speed up receipt of imported goods by providing freight carriers with a shipping guarantee backed by HSBC.
Eland Cables: flexible funding
Sustained international growth meant that Eland Cables needed a banking partner that they could work with in the long-term to provide support to match their business ambitions. HSBC’s global reach, trade expertise and their willingness to fully understand the business and its needs offered the relationship Eland Cables was looking for.
Inspired Pet Nutrition: global cash management
Year-on-year growth and securing Private Equity investment meant that Inspired Pet Nutrition was looking for a banking partner and cash management solution that could support its ambitious plans. HSBCnet provided the control and efficiency the business was looking for.