The Sharing Economy Grows in China

As China’s growth powers on, the global trend towards collaborative consumption – the so-called ‘sharing economy’ – is taking root in the country with increasing vigour

Asia’s export stumble

Without a recovery in trade, the region may not benefit from improving Western demand

ASEAN and the AEC: Diversity Epitomised

ASEAN[1] has seen respectable growth over the last two to three years. However, with the introduction of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) due in 2015, hopes are high in some ASEAN countries for appreciable additional growth. Su Sian Lim, ASEAN Economist at HSBC, casts an eye over some of ASEAN’s most interesting economies, their future prospects, and those of the AEC.

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The rise of the micro-multinationals

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Week in China - Guide to the Pearl River Delta

With a population the size of the UK, southern China’s PRD region is a $1 trillion economic powerhouse – and its importance is only growing

Sumit Dutta, CEO, HSBC Indonesia, discusses Indonesia’s economy, the country’s reform plans and its potential for future growth.

A bad start to the year

Baidu besieged by negative news as it heads into 2016

Google Hangout - Trade Outlook: 2016 and Beyond

Gain insight about the future of trade and what it means for your business.

It has been a tough 12 months for companies to do business in Asia and 2016 is set to be another difficult year. Corporates will need to be nimble to get the most out of the opportunities that the region has to offer.

New HSBC Trade Forecast Reports

Import volumes in developed economies remain relatively robust, according to the HSBC Trade Forecast

The urge to merge

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

Trade Winds: shaping the future of international business

The world is entering a third phase of globalisation that will boost trade, change the way companies work and improve the quality of life of millions of people, according to a new HSBC report.

Trade Winds: video

The world is entering a third phase of globalisation that will boost trade, change the way companies work and improve the quality of life of millions of people, according to a new HSBC report.

Connecting for Growth -  Growth Through New Markets

Antony Joseph, Creative Director and Richard Joseph, Managing Director of Joseph Joseph talk us through how they have grown through connecting internationally.

Hatching an escape plan

Why Yum Brands is rethinking its key market

Spanish bulls

Spain is attracting interest from wealthy Chinese

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

India’s unified tax creeps closer

Good & Sales Tax may raise inflation but should boost GDP

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

A guide to Islamic bonds

Sukuk finance gives governments and companies an alternative source of funds

Connecting with the Indian Customer

Rama Bijapurkar, Management Consultor & Author provides insight on how to target and connect with the Indian customer

Growing Your Sales and Distribution Chain

Expanding your sales and distribution chain into new markets is an important strategic step and some of the factors that will have a major bearing on its success are not always immediately obvious. Ali Ansari, GTRF Global Head of Business Development for Large Corporates, Commercial Banking at HSBC, examines five important considerations that can facilitate the process and improve the final outcome

The print run

Growing market for 3D technology in China, but local producers lag behind

The Sharing Economy Grows in China

As China’s growth powers on, the global trend towards collaborative consumption – the so-called ‘sharing economy’ – is taking root in the country with increasing vigour