Great Expectations: From Industry 4.0 to Treasury 4.0 - Shanghai, April 2019

Great Expectations: From Industry 4.0 to Treasury 4.0 - Shanghai, April 2019

The HSBC Global Liquidity and Cash Management Regional Forum held in Shanghai in April 2019 explored how Industry 4.0 is transforming treasury management solutions and strategies, heralding the start of Treasury 4.0. 

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