ASEAN’s International Bank

ASEAN is a huge opportunity for ambitious businesses, but we also know that with such opportunities come equally varied challenges. With our broad and deep international networks, we can connect you to experienced on-the-ground experts, solutions and more to help you take uncertainty out of expansion.

From its growing consumer base to the rapid rate of digital transformation, expanding your business across ASEAN offers exciting opportunities. You need a partner with an extensive network to help you scale with the full suite of tailored services including access to capital, easy cross-border transactions, advisory services, and more.

We make achieving your ASEAN business growth strategies easier with:

Innovative Trade Products

Across ASEAN, we offer innovative trade finance solutions that help businesses effectively manage and mitigate risks, improve cash flow and optimise their trade operations. Our solution range includes supply chain finance, receivables finance, trade loans, guarantees and letters of credit.

Simple Payment Solutions

Simplify your collections with HSBC Omni Collect, a one-stop solution for your in-store and eCommerce needs. Improve customer experience by enabling multiple payment modes, and monitor transactions online to identify new sales trends.

Access to Capital with our ASEAN Growth Fund

Tap into the US$1 billion ASEAN Growth Fund, designed for businesses scaling up in the region, offering accessible and strategic debt financing.

  • ASEAN Growth Fund is a lending facility available to Malaysia businesses.
  • Additionally, in Malaysia, we’re supporting the innovation economy with a dedicated lending fund of RM 500 million. Find out more here.

Business Growth Strategies

Explore strategies that fuel business growth across ASEAN's dynamic markets and beyond. HSBC empowers your expansion with tailored financial management and guidance, enabling long-term growth.

More than 135 Years of Regional Expertise

Harness HSBC’s extensive regional experience. Benefit from local insights, dedicated support, and comprehensive market research for a competitive advantage in ASEAN markets.

Don’t just take our word for it, we’re award-winning

Recently, we’ve received recognition from leading publications in the financial industry which speaks to our track record as a global bank and the success of our strategy.

Asiamoney Best Bank Awards 2023: Best International Bank in Malaysia

The Asset Triple A Treasury Service Provider Awards 2023: Best Cash Management in Malaysia, Best E-Solutions Partner in Malaysia, Best Transaction Bank in Malaysia

Euromoney Trade Finance Survey 2023: Market Leader for Trade Finance in Malaysia

The Asset Triple A Digital Awards 2023: Digital Bank of the Year in Malaysia

The Asset Triple A Country Awards for Sustainable Finance 2023: Best Bank for Sustainable Finance, Global

Why Malaysia?

HSBC has supported Malaysian businesses for 140 years and is the largest foreign bank in Malaysia with a network of 54 branches. HSBC is the first bank to be offered Islamic banking subsidiary.

  • Date of establishment: 1884
  • 54 branches
  • Regional Relationship Managers support regional decision makers with a significant multi-market footprint

If you’re looking to expand your business into Malaysia and ASEAN, discover more details about local taxes, trading, business culture, regional economies, and more. Visit our latest International Business Guide.

Keep up to date with the latest insights

Keep your finger on the pulse with our latest research, articles, and podcasts.

Latest insights from ASEAN businesses

Discover new sentiment and focus for ASEAN businesses from our survey of 600 finance decision makers in the region.

Navigating tougher financing conditions

New economy businesses are turning to a wider range of partners for funding.

International Business Guides

Discover more about doing business in ASEAN markets and beyond. Get details about taxes, trading, business culture, regional economies, and more.

Download the latest corridor reports to learn more about the opportunities between ASEAN and specific regions.

How we support our clients

Whether you are expanding to markets across ASEAN or around the world, discover inspiration for your business from our customers’ stories.

QL Resources

From a humble beginning in a small fishing community in Selangor where it sold seashell powder to feed millers, QL Resources Berhad has grown into Asia’s leading agro-based enterprise which exports to more than 12 countries.

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We support the growth journey of Valiram, a leading luxury goods and retails specialist headquartered in Kuala Lumpur with presence in multiple ASEAN markets.

Malaysian Private Healthcare Provider

One of the leading private healthcare service providers among ASEAN markets adopted our digital solution to streamline their collection and reconciliation process with centralised reporting, achieving a 30% of cost savings.

Learn more about ASEAN

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), established in 1967, promotes regional cooperation and integration. It drives economic growth and stability in Southeast Asia, with a combined GDP of over $3 trillion. ASEAN consists of Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam, forming a vibrant market for economic development.

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