Bridging the GBA, Spanning the Globe

With ambitious plans in mind and unlimited opportunities in sight, you can now look to HSBC’s latest digital offerings, including Account Connect, Payment Connect, Service Connect and Credit Connect*, to unlock potential for renewed growth.
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Account Connect* provides a single platform for GBA-based businesses to open multiple accounts across Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau at preferential rates through online appointment and one single visit to any HSBC branch in the area. It also offers clients a more convenient experience by enabling real-time view of details of HSBC accounts in Mainland China and Hong Kong. You can enjoy account opening fee waiver from now until the end of 20211.


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Easy online appointment for GBA commercial account

  • Easy online appointment and application document submission on WeChat for Commercial Banking account opening in GBA
  • Streamlined documents and information inputs. All processed digitally and more efficiently
  • Confirmation by HSBC within 24 hours2
  • Access to HSBC's digital banking platform via HSBCnet, HSBCnet Mobile APP, WeChat Service activated immediately after account opening3

Video interview and signature witnessing for cross-border account opening

  • Based on your need for HSBC Hong Kong account4 , you can raise your request via HSBC Hong Kong for a video interview and signature witnessing service for account opening in HSBC China. HSBC China can coordinate a video interview for you with HSBC Hong Kong to assist with your GBA account opening process
  • You can open multiple accounts across the GBA through one single visit to any HSBC China branch in the area

Real-time view of HSBC account in mainland China and Hong Kong

  • Real-time view of HSBC account in mainland China and Hong Kong via HSBCnet5*
  • HSBCnet profile in Mainland China can be easily bonded online via HSBC GBA WeChat Mini Programme5*

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* Certain services are subject to regulatory approval in Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau.

  1. Effective from 14 Apr 2021 till 31 Dec 2021, during which period clients who open their HSBC Commercial Banking accounts via the WeChat mini programme are entitled to a waiver of account opening fee and a waiver of 6-month fee for onshore RMB payments (single payments) initiated digitally.
  2. Only for HSBC China Commercial Banking account opening applications.
  3. Only for HSBC China Commercial Banking clients.
  4. Clients can complete the video interview with HSBC Hong Kong and signature witnessing with HSBC China through any designated HSBC China branch. The success of account opening will depend on whether your company can fully meet HSBC Hong Kong's account opening requirements and whether your company is allowed to open an account in Hong Kong under the PRC's current regulatory framework for foreign exchange administration.
  5. Only for mainland enterprise who registered HSBCnet in China and have already bound their HSBC China accounts and HSBC HK accounts.

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