Strengthening the supply chain through supplier finance tools

The importance of treating and finacially supporting the supply chain as a strategic asset is increasingly appreciated by leading corporations

Supply Chain Benchmarking: Optimise your working capital

Gorkem Yesilova, Global Trade Advisory, HSBC, demonstrates how companies benefit from having visibility of their competitve positioning

The urge to merge

Yet another giant SOE consolidation – this time in shipping and logistics

Ream solution

Is the worst over for Chinese papermakers?

Trade-offs could save China water

Relocating production or importing goods can allow better use of limited resources

Falling metal and food prices are bad for world economic growth

New Zealand’s milk turns sour

Dairy prices fall sharply as producers chase diminishing demand

Share repurchases divert cash from investment and wages

Finding commodities’ new normal

Emerging markets should provide the demand to support collapsed prices

Sent to Siberia

Chinese farmer rents area size of HK in Russia

Why are global retailers rushing to secure US supply bases?

Hal Sirkin, a Chicago-based senior partner at The Boston Consulting Group, gives HSBC Global Connections the inside scoop on the advantages for companies to move manufacturing facilities to the US and the cost to waiting to make the switch. Sirkin gave a presentation at HSBC’s Los Angeles International Exchange event on how companies can maintain a global advantage

Working Capital 2.0

The working capital strategy that saw your company through the financial crisis may now negatively impact your chances of benefiting from the economic growth that is gradually reappearing.

Strengthening the supply chain through supplier finance tools

The importance of treating and finacially supporting the supply chain as a strategic asset is increasingly appreciated by leading corporations