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How to make a GBP payment to Hong Kong



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I need to make a GBP payment to a Hong Kong bank account using SWIFT, but I can't find a simple way to do this. Can anyone help?

I have a UK business bank account but in order to make international payments, I have to print out a letter, fill it in and mail it to them. Also I know that they will probably rip me off with fees.

Up until now, when I want to make international payments I have used Transferwise. I am very happy with them, but they only let me make payments to foreign bank accounts in foreign currencies eg GBP > EURO.

I now want to pay a Chinese supplier who have a bank account in Hong Kong and want the payment in GBP. Transferwise and other similar services I have looked at, do not allow this.

When I bought a sample from the supplier I ended up making a SWIFT payment from my personal bank account as I could easily do this. Now I want to send a larger sum of money, this isn't really practical.

Any help would be appreciated. Thank you,