HSBC Trade Academy

Optimise international trade through expert insights for successful global expansion.

Making international trade more efficient

The international trade landscape is growing, while better technology makes the world a much smaller place. As businesses look to grow their market share, by expanding into new markets and becoming more international, a strategic approach is required, to help businesses trade safely, smartly and successfully.

HSBC’s Trade Academy aims to share the insight and knowledge of our trade experts, to help your business trade effectively abroad.

Register to join our upcoming webinars

Introduction to international trade and guarantees

Hear updates on the current global trade landscape and the opportunities available to businesses, as well as the basics of international trade and the various payment methods businesses can use when trading abroad.


Traditional Trade – Imports & Exports

Watch our sessions to take an in-depth look at imports and the exports finance options available to support your international trade requirements. Including various methods of payments and finance available, and the benefits of each.



Take an in-depth look at international commercial terms (incoterms). Explore the various incoterms that are defined by the International Chamber of Commerce to govern international trade. We’ll explain their meaning, the advantages and risks of each, and which are most beneficial for both suppliers and buyers.


International trade guides

Import finance

Export finance

Guarantees and Standby Documentary Credits

Products and solutions

HSBCnet Internet trade services

Manage global trade transactions online in real time, anywhere, anytime.

Supply Chain Finance

Increasing the efficiency of transactions and payment terms to reduce the cost of funding for you and your supplier.


Gain more control over incoming and outgoing cash flows.

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