Europe - a region of opportunities

Platform for Growth

Europe remains a global economic powerhouse set for growth. In today’s economy, organisations are constantly looking for opportunities outside their established markets to enable growth and international connectivity.

Europe offers great opportunities for business. Representing 37% of world trade, it is the second biggest region in the world for FDI.
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Despite news headlines, the continent remains a global powerhouse set for growth. The countries of Europe have a long and rich history. They offer opportunities for the future too. Businesses seeking international growth may find that Europe merits close attention.

Ian Stuart, Head of Commercial Banking Europe

Region of Opportunity

For many multinationals, Europe's sheer size as a trading hub and consumer market means it is too big to ignore.

Jeroen Bakhuizen, Head of International Subsidiary Banking Europe

HSBC in Europe

Our network and connectivity supports all major trade corridors linked to Europe and we are well placed to support customers trade with faster growing and emerging markets.



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Europe: Still a Land of Opportunity

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