Franchise opportunities in Egypt

Attractiveness of Egypt for the development of franchise business

Egypt is a country with the best-developed economy in Northern Africa. The Egyptian economy is based on tourism, textile production, chemicals, food processing, hydrocarbons, cement and metal production, pharmaceutical production, construction, and manufacturing. In 2014 the country exported $33.2 billion worth of goods to Italy, Germany, Saudi Arabia, India and Turkey.

Egypt has a population of 99,636,027 ppl and approximately 12 million tourists are expected to visit the country in 2018, according to Hamed el-Chiaty. The largest cities are Cairo (20,439,541 ppl), Alexandria (4,546,231), Giza (3,628,062) and Shubra El-Kheima(1,099,354).

The Purchasing Power Index in Egypt is still very low. However, there are five million “A class” consumers with an average monthly income of up to USD 1,000. The people are well educated and familiar with international goods and services.

All the mentioned above creates good business opportunities for franchisees, willing to enter the market.
There are around 600 franchise companies operating in the country now with hundreds of outlets. 42 percent of them are local brands and 58 percent are international companies ( referring to Egyptian Franchise Development Association statistics). The most successful franchise businesses in the country deal with food, retail, hospitality, and sport. Egyptian franchise market generates EGP 12 billion a year providing 800,000 direct jobs and 1.5 million indirect jobs.

There are high investment business opportunities, as well as cheap franchises in Egypt presented for review, the choice is yours.

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Indicators of Egyptian Business Market

  • Capital: Cairo

  • Currency: Egyptian pound (E£,ج.م)

  • Education Index (2015): 0,601

  • Official languages: Arabic

  • Per capita GDP (PPP): $12,671

  • Quality-of-life index (0-10): 5,76

  • Population: 97,4 mln

  • Total GDP (PPP): $1,201 trillion

  • Ease of Doing Business Ranking, Rank: 128

  • Gini: 30,8

  • Human Development Index (HDI): 0,691

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List of franchises for sale available in Egypt

Tapout Fitness franchise
Tapout Fitness - martial arts franchise Investment from $ 130,000
Cone Cream franchise
Cone Cream - modern ice-cream franchise Investment from $ 6,900
Prive7 Express franchise
Prive7 Express - beauty salons franchise Investment from $ 113,000
FIDEL franchise
FIDEL - barbershop franchise Investment from $ 15,000
MINIBOSS franchise
MINIBOSS - business school franchise Investment from $ 2,820
Algorithmica franchise
Algorithmica - kids programming school franchise Investment from $ 6,700
Goodwill franchise
Goodwill - gastronomic supermarkets franchise Investment from $ 222,000
ARENA SPACE franchise
ARENA SPACE - virtual reality amusement park franchise Investment from $ 26,800
Burger Club franchise
Burger Club - fast food restaurant franchise Investment from $ 42,420
BNI franchise
BNI - Business Network International Franchise Investment from $ 65,000
Krispy Kreme franchise
Krispy Kreme - doughnuts and coffee store franchise Investment from $ 275,000
Mobile Charger franchise
Mobile Charger - commercial charging stations franchise Investment from $ 5,920
Los Pollos franchise
Los Pollos - chicken barbecue franchise Investment from $ 175,980
Dietplus franchise
Dietplus - healthcare coaching franchise Investment from $ 56,000
Gemotest  franchise
Gemotest - laboratory franchise Investment from $ 12,000
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