HSBC in Bangladesh

HSBC opened its first branch in Bangladesh in 1996. It offers a range of financial services in Bangladesh including commercial banking, consumer banking, payments and cash management, trade services, treasury, and custody and clearing.

Contact us

At HSBC, we are committed to listening to you, whether it is in person, by phone or by mail.

HSBC Bangladesh
Management Office:
Level 4, Shanta Western Tower
186 Bir Uttam Mir Shawkat Ali Road
Tejgaon Industrial Area, Dhaka 1208
Phone: +880 966 633 1000
Website: www.hsbc.com.bd

Call centre, Phonebanking and Internet Banking

For any query/complaint/feedback/compliments, please call our contact centre at 16240 (accessible from within Bangladesh); +88 096127 16240 (accessible from overseas) from 9 am to 9 pm Bangladesh time, 7 days a week, except government holidays.

E-mail

For inquiries and feedback: contact@hsbc.com.bd
For complaints or grievances: complaints@hsbc.com.bd
For Internet Banking: internet.banking@hsbc.com.bd

Community

HSBC sponsors a number of community programmes in Bangladesh, focusing its investment on education and the environment. Find out more on our Community page.

Financial information

Find reports including financial statements, credit rating and Pillar 3 Disclosure.

Financial statements

Credit rating

Pillar 3 Disclosure

Financial statements

Credit rating

Pillar 3 Disclosure

Pillar 3 Disclosure

Pillar 3 Disclosure


For details about HSBC’s global operations, Group board members and financial results, go to our corporate website 


HSBC Group history timeline


1865
 
2016

Hong Kong harbour, Chinese artist, early 1860s

Staff in Fuzhou, China, 1887

Portrait of Thomas Jackson, around 1890

Chinese railway bond certificate, 1907

Staff in military uniform, First World War

Hong Kong building, 1965

Prison camp diary of HSBC staff member Max Haymes, 1943

Hong Kong garment factory, around 1950

Persian banknote, early 20th century

UK cash machine, around 1970

HSBC office, New York, 1999

HSBC lion, London, present day

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The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited opened in Hong Kong on 3 March 1865 and in Shanghai one month later. It was the first locally owned bank to operate according to Scottish banking principles.

By 1875 HSBC was present in seven countries across Asia, Europe and North America. It financed the export of tea and silk from China, cotton and jute from India, sugar from the Philippines and rice and silk from Vietnam.

By 1900, after strong growth under Chief Manager Thomas Jackson, the bank had expanded into 16 countries and was financing trade across the world. Bullion, exchange and merchant banking were important features of the bank’s business.

In the early 20th century, HSBC widened the scope of its activities in Asia. It issued loans to national governments to finance modernisation and infrastructure projects such as railway building.

The First World War brought disruption and dislocation to many businesses. By the 1920s, however, Asia was beginning to prosper again as new industries developed and trade in commodities such as rubber and tin soared.

The 1930s brought recession and turmoil to many markets. Nonetheless, HSBC asked architects Palmer and Turner to design a new head office in Hong Kong: “Please build us the best bank in the world.” The cutting-edge art deco building opened in 1935.

The bank faced one of its most challenging times during the Second World War. Staff in Asia showed huge courage in the face of adversity. Many became prisoners of war. Only the London, Indian and US branches remained in full operation.

At the end of the war, HSBC took on a key role in the reconstruction of the Hong Kong economy. Its support helped established manufacturers as well as newcomers to Hong Kong grow their business.

By the 1970s the bank had expanded through acquisition. HSBC bought Mercantile Bank and The British Bank of the Middle East in 1959. In 1972 it formed a merchant banking arm, extending its range of services.

In the 1980s HSBC bought Marine Midland Bank in the US. In 1992, the newly created HSBC Holdings plc made a recommended offer for full ownership of the UK’s Midland Bank. Following the acquisition, HSBC moved its headquarters to London.

In 1998, the bank announced it would adopt a unified brand, using HSBC and the hexagon symbol everywhere it operated.

As new markets blossom and flourish, HSBC continues to be where the growth is, connecting customers to opportunities. The bank enables businesses to thrive and economies to prosper, helping people fulfil their hopes and dreams and realise their ambitions.

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