Leveraging a global presence and more than 150 years of successful banking heritage in Asia, Africa and the Middle East, we deliver innovative, award-winning financial services solutions to power our corporate clients’ ambitions. Our success – and that of our clients – is a direct result of our local expertise and strong domestic presence across our network in emerging markets.

Your partner for growth

We provide corporate clients with a comprehensive range of capabilities and solutions, from facilitating working capital needs to sophisticated capital raising solutions.

With a proud history as a trade bank, we offer a full scope of innovative, customised solutions in cash management, trade finance and securities services. As one of the first to recognise the importance of integrating its cash and trade businesses, we focus on facilitating your working capital and supply chain financing needs for, in and out of Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

To meet your risk management, financing and investment needs, we provide innovative foreign exchange, risk management, capital raising and corporate finance solutions.

And for corporates which are thinking of expansion, we provide innovative and pioneering solutions that can help accelerate that process. Capitalising on our comprehensive on-the-ground knowledge and strong international perspective, we provide customised solutions, especially in cross-border trade and investment flows, including corporate advisory, project and export finance, structured trade finance, and structured finance.

Eyes on the Prize: Why Funding Balance Sheet Efficiency is Key for 2022

Funding diversity and working capital efficiency are strategically critical to address intensifying capital structure pressure, writes Shoaib Yaqub, Global Head, Capital Structure Advisory, Standard Chartered. The Covid-19  pandemic and…

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Digital Escrow: New Ways of Facilitating Commerce

The surge in ecommerce sales shows little signs of slowing and is expected to hit $4.2 tn this year. Commercial relationships however can be constrained by risk and complexity. The good news is that there is now a solution that will help businesses keep up…

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Eyes on the Prize: Why Funding Balance Sheet Efficiency is Key for 2022

Funding diversity and working capital efficiency are strategically critical to address intensifying capital structure pressure.

Trade Finance
Why the Pharma Sector Needs to Focus on Working Capital Post Pandemic

The pharma industry has historically had little need for working capital optimisation strategies, but those days may well be over.

Cash & Liquidity Management
Digital Escrow: New Ways of Facilitating Commerce

The surge in ecommerce sales shows little signs of slowing and is expected to hit $4.2 tn this year. Digital escrow may help some treasurers to take advantage.

Treasury Technology
Smart Treasury

As corporates implement innovative digitisation plans, what impact will these changes have on the role of the treasurer?

Treasury Strategy & Transformation
Pandemic Powerhouses

In one of the toughest years for treasury in the past decade, treasury teams stepped up their innovation projects and rolled out digital best practices at speed. Here, we celebrate their successes.

Cash & Liquidity Management
Making a Difference

As a leading player in Asia, great things are expected of Standard Chartered, yet it still has the capacity to deliver surprises, as its success in TMI Awards 2020 shows.

Cash & Liquidity Management
People in Focus

Ari-Pekka Latti, Group Treasurer, Metsä Group and Co-ordinator, Finnish Association of Corporate Treasurers, and Lisa Robins, Standard Chartered.

Cash & Liquidity Management
Smart Treasury: 5 Steps to a Successful Digital Journey

A decade ago, the possibility of real-time, digital treasury was just a dream. Today, it is very much a reality.

Cash & Liquidity Management
Smart Treasury: Top Tips for Future-Proofing Your Department

‘Smart treasury’ is no longer just a future consideration for companies: corporates of all sizes are already embarking on their digital journeys and reaping the benefits.

Treasury Strategy & Transformation
Beyond the Covid-19 Shock: Revisiting Capital Allocation

As the challenge of surviving Covid-19 gives way to the potential for growth, how can CFOs and treasurers make sure they’re ready for any opportunities that lie ahead?

Banking
Here Come the Winners… 2019 Awards for Innovation & Excellence

As this year’s Award winners demonstrate, banks, technology vendors and fintechs have leveraged digital innovation to move treasury forward.

Treasury Strategy & Transformation
Treasury Management Ripe for Disruption

Despite a conducive ecosystem and easy access to technology, treasurers still face challenges when trying to transform their treasury processes.

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Latest Videos

Treasury Technology
6 Steps to Smart Treasury Success

As corporates continue to digitise, find out the impact will this have on the role of the treasurer, and how can they successfully adapt.

Treasury Strategy & Transformation
Smart Treasury: Steps to a Successful Digital Journey

A decade ago, the possibility of real-time, digital treasury was just a dream. Today, it is very much a reality. We are delighted to share expert insight…

Treasury Strategy & Transformation
What is ‘Smart Treasury’?

As corporates of all sizes reap the benefits of their digital journeys, it has become apparent that ‘Smart Treasury’ is no longer simply a future consideration for companies. It’s an imperative today.

Find out more via the Standard Chartered microsite.

Treasury Strategy & Transformation
Learn Seven Top Tips for a Future-Proofing Smart Treasury

Automation and digitisation of organisations are hot topics at the moment – and especially so when it comes to treasury, which stands to benefit greatly by embracing technology and shedding inefficient manual processes.

With all things digital now firmly on the agenda for corporates globally, we are excited to announce a new TreasuryCast series, produced in partnership with Standard Chartered, that will explore Smart Treasury in detail.

To find out more please visit the Standard Chartered microsite.

Smart Treasury: Future-Proofing Your Department

Eleanor Hill, TMI, speaks to Lisa Robins, Victor Penna, and Olle Malmgren (Standard Chartered) to find out how treasurers can leverage the latest technological innovations to benefit the business in an increasingly hyperconnected environment.

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More Smart Treasury Insights

Treasury Strategy & Transformation
Smart Treasury: Future-Proofing Your Department

Eleanor Hill, TMI, speaks to Lisa Robins, Victor Penna, and Olle Malmgren (Standard Chartered) to find out how treasurers can leverage the latest technological innovations to benefit the business in an increasingly hyperconnected environment.

Treasury Technology
Smart Treasury

As corporates implement innovative digitisation plans, what impact will these changes have on the role of the treasurer?

Treasury Technology
6 Steps to Smart Treasury Success

As corporates continue to digitise, find out the impact will this have on the role of the treasurer, and how can they successfully adapt.

Treasury Strategy & Transformation
Smart Treasury: Steps to a Successful Digital Journey

A decade ago, the possibility of real-time, digital treasury was just a dream. Today, it is very much a reality. We are delighted to share expert insight as to how treasurers can achieve a successful digital journey.

Cash & Liquidity Management
Smart Treasury: 5 Steps to a Successful Digital Journey

Maggie Li (TCL Finance Company) and Calvin Matundura (Safaricom) along with experts from Standard Chartered, discuss the treasurer’s role in driving digital adoption.

Treasury Strategy & Transformation
Smart Treasury: Steps to a Successful Digital Journey

As corporates of all sizes reap the benefits of their digital journeys, it has become apparent that ‘Smart Treasury’ is no longer simply a future consideration for companies. It’s an imperative today.

Treasury Strategy & Transformation
Smart Treasury: The Future is Now

In this TreasuryCast episode, our guests from Standard Chartered, Sunday Domingo and Byron Gardiner, discuss best practice approaches in a data-driven treasury environment.

Cash & Liquidity Management
Smart Treasury: Top Tips for Future-Proofing Your Department

‘Smart treasury’ is no longer just a future consideration for companies: corporates of all sizes are already embarking on their digital journeys and reaping the benefits.

Treasury Strategy & Transformation
What is ‘Smart Treasury’?

As corporates of all sizes reap the benefits of their digital journeys, it has become apparent that ‘Smart Treasury’ is no longer simply a future consideration for companies. It’s an imperative today.