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.

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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Recent Articles

Europe: Inward Investment Trends

Jeroen Bakhuizen, Regional Head of International Subsidiary Banking, Europe shares his views on investment trends and how HSBC can support companies’ growth plans in the region. Find out why Europe remains an attractive investment destination and the latest trends we’re seeing from multinationals in Europe.

Trade Radar

Read the recent edition of Trade Radar Europe where we explore the trends, threats and opportunities facing European corporates.

Europe: Still a Land of Opportunity

Europe is a global economic powerhouse that is open for business and set for growth, says Ian Stuart, Head of Commercial Banking, Europe, HSBC. Multinational companies should not ignore the sheer size of Europe’s trading hub and consumer market.

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