International trade

Here you can find inspiration for your international ambitions with case studies, top tips and insight from HSBC experts.

Opportunity knocking

The time is now for British Business to be bold and consider exporting. HSBC's Head of Business and Corporate Banking, Global Trade and Receivables Finance UK, Lee Baty, describes a market full of opportunity for small businesses.

Case study: Yr Store

From a London pop-up to New York's Fifth Avenue and beyond, Yr Store is ripping up the rule book for retail fashion and merchandising. How does a start-up hit the international big time? CEO Tim Williams explains.

Case study: Dewhurst

Patience, persistence and a change in processes enabled family firm Dewhurst to gain a foothold in the Middle East.

Financing the supply chain

Leigh Briggs, Regional Director, Corporate Banking, Global Trade and Receivables Finance, looks at the challenges of operating in a global supply chain.

Supply chain management: Our top tips

Robust supply chain management is vital to success, whether trading domestically or internationally. We sought advice for SMEs from a leading academic.

First steps in new territories

Venturing into new markets can bring new customers, a new profile and new revenues. While it may seem a daunting prospect, there's plenty of guidance on hand for small businesses looking to new horizons.

UAE: A land of opportunities for UK SMEs

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) offers an increasingly rich vein of opportunity for UK SMEs. We talk to the UK's Department for International Trade representative in Abu Dhabi about success and where to find it.

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