If you’re a frequent traveler to the US, someone who plans to relocate in the US, or maybe a student who plans to take a degree in the states, opening US bank account is probably one of your things to do. It can get a bit complicated for someone who doesn’t reside in the US to do but fret not, opening a US bank account as a foreigner is still possible with preparation, proper documentation and a little bit of patience 🙂
We are glad to have our partners share valuable inputs on business solutions that can support small entrepreneurs in taking their businesses global. Here’s Neat bringing a new perspective on multi-currency accounts. If you’re looking to expand cross border, or already work with multiple currencies, you’ve likely looked into getting a multi-currency account for your business. While most banks offer … Read More
Malaysia is one of the fastest growing economies in the region – one of its economic progress’ major contributor is its innovative and growing financial sector. Today, Malaysia has 27 commercial banks, 11 investment banks, and 18 Islamic banks. Its banking sector remains well-capitalized, retains profitability, and continuously improving.
Singapore is known as one of the best business hubs in the world. Its economic development has been rapidly growing – and one of the key drivers of its progress is their banking industry. Singapore’s banking sector has helped the country by means of facilitating trades, corporate financing and infrastructure building.
GFA228. This week’s show we have a hot FinTech startup here – Neat HK – I call them a “bank” but they won’t say they are. They have been working hard on a personal and business financial services solution in HK for years and today we have 2 of the founders on the show to talk about the story and explain their solution more. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode228.
Nowadays more and more Filipinos are opting to work online rather than tied to a physical office, this actually gives an amazing opportunity for businesses to be able to offer products and services in the global market. More and more people in the Philippines are opting to use Paypal Philippines to get paid. In case, you are recently employed and is now about to transfer your first paycheck, here are the steps on how you can withdraw your money from the PayPal site.
Opening bank in China is not a hard as one would think. In case you are a foreigner or a resident of the country and needs to open either a personal or business account, the process is not that difficult. All you have to provide is your passport and do not forget to bring some money, of course. Get a few tips here.
Cryptocurrencies are the hottest topic nowadays in the business industry. Last year, Bitcoin made a huge buzz by achieving a huge milestone that surprised everyone. The leading cryptocurrency has proven to all its critics its value. What are the leading initial coin offerings in Asia? Here is a list of the leading ICOs in Asia in no particular order.
I’ve never been so excited – after years of frustration – I remember back in March 2016 as this banking nightmare started – seems Hong Kong regulators are loosening up. And developing news that the Hong Kong banking system may ease up with not requiring local HK residential address proof, combined with tax reductions from 16.5 to 8.25% if profit … Read More
Want to get declined for your bank account application in Hong Kong? Then you’re in the right place! Of course you don’t want to get rejected when applying for your Hong Kong business bank account, but today I want to have some fun and give you some tips on how to get a declined HK bank application.
All set with your Hong Kong company and HSBC bank account? Congratulations, it can be quite a feat, especially in today’s rather strict KYC – “Know your Customer” world. So after you have the bank account, you may want to make some changes. This is where it gets a bit complicated, especially if you are living and working outside of Hong Kong. Learn some tips on using HSBC HK overseas.
The Internet has helped global trade grow rapidly over the years; hence, most financial institutions and payment providers have developed to ease cross-border payments. Cross border payments works through financial institutions that are typically linked to send/receive money. Today, there are numerous websites that provide easier cross-border payment options.
international bank account
Are you “going global” and want to “branch out” from your home country and have a “location independent” company and lifestyle? You would need an international bank account (or at least an international friendly one) to be successful and avoid a ton of issues when dealing with a local bank that isn’t sophisticated enough to deal with international business and activity.
As the banks get more and more challenging in Hong Kong, many people are making sure that they have a good standing at their current banks. But what should someone do at their business to ensure their bank account stays in good standing? This blog will cover some tips for keeping your HSBC in good standing or any business bank account globally.
This is the latest in the banking tightening – Chinese suppliers seem to be getting more scrutiny from banks, specifically HSBC HK. Over the past few months, we have been covering what has been happening in the banking sector. More and more scandals of people using their business bank accounts to do drug dealing, money laundering, and acts of terrorism … Read More
As the global banking system has gotten more selective and difficult, more and more people are contacting me when they got rejection letters. A lot of times this is HSBC HK as everyone goes there first. This blog will go through the various HK bank features you want, and give some other banks to look at.
Finally some good news to share – Stripe has started inviting people for the Hong Kong Market. We received reports from a few readers and others that they got private beta invites, and then yesterday we confirmed by a tweet Stripe shared on their official account 香港, 你好！We're now sending out invites for our Hong Kong private beta. You can … Read More