Managing risk

Manage the risks of doing business. All businesses face some level of risk regardless of their type or size. That’s why HSBC offers an array of services designed to help you manage both your internal and external exposure. 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.

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Our Managing risk solutions

Commodities and Structured Trade Finance

Get access to expertise and a suite of trade finance solutions designed specifically for producers, traders and end users along the global supply chain for energy, metal and agricultural commodities.

Exports

Gain greater control over exports, improve cashflow and manage risks associated with international trade in goods and services more effectively using HSBC’s export finance facilities. Our global reach coupled with trade specialists who have in-depth knowledge can help you assess market risks.

Guarantees

Utilise our global reach and conduct your business with confidence, even where you lack established presence, through the use of guarantees and standby letters of credit.

Imports

Our import solutions allow you to, upon approval, access the working capital you need and improve cash flow by bridging the gap between settlement with your suppliers and receipt of payment from your buyers. Our import finance solutions offer flexible options to meet your individual requirements.

Australia's economy - Good on you

Australia has weathered the China slowdown and commodities slump well. What has it done right?

Metito’s hedge cuts cash flow risk on chinese currency

A hedging strategy enabled water supply company Metito to fund its China subsidiary in renminbi without fear of foreign exchange volatility

Employee benefits and retention

The loss of key employees has an impact on any organisation, but the consequences can be particularly acute for small and mid-sized businesses. Apart from the costs of replacement, the disruption involved can also have a disproportionate operational impact. Fortunately, as Mark Hussain, Global Head of Commercial Insurance & Investments at HSBC explains, there are various incentives and benefits that can be used to maximise employee retention

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