Franchise Opportunities in Malawi

Attractiveness of Malawi for the development of franchise business

Southeastern African country Malawi provides vast opportunities for investments in such areas as tourism, mining, phosphate fertilizer manufacturing; garment manufacturing, agro-processing, etc.

The population of the country is 19,3 million people, the biggest cities are Lilongwe (646,750 ppl), Blantyre (584,877 ppl) and Mzuzu ( 175,345 ppl). Over 80% of the population depend on farming. Tourism business in the country is steadily growing, in 2016 there were 849,000 visitor arrivals.

There are no restrictions on franchising in Malawi. Therefore, several international franchise businesses are successfully operating in Malawi, including U.S. brands. However, not so many of Malawian franchise companies have enough capital to run a franchise.

Some of the businesses in the country don't require much to start the one. Among them are Internet franchises, dealing with Malawi music, sport and fashion, and foreign brands like KFC in Malawi, Nando’s in Malawi or any local company chain, like Peoples. Moreover, the latter are established businesses with a customer base, suppliers, good marketing and well-known products and services.

Malawi has started Public Service Reform Programme which is aimed at creating an efficient civil service that can help to grow business community and faster business processes in Malawi.

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

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Indicators of Malawian Business Market

  • Capital: Lilongwe

  • Currency: Kwacha (D, MWK)

  • Education Index (2015): 0,445

  • Official languages: "English, Chichewa"

  • Per capita GDP (PPP): $1,182

  • Quality-of-life index (0-10): <4

  • Population: 18,1 mln

  • Total GDP (PPP): $22,658 billion

  • Ease of Doing Business Ranking, Rank: 110

  • Gini: 43,9

  • Human Development Index (HDI): 0,476

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List of franchises for sale available in Malawi

Peroni franchise
Peroni - #1 honey franchise Investment from $1,150
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
MANEKI-NEKO franchise
MANEKI-NEKO - family restaurant franchise Investment from $162,000
TUCANO COFFEE franchise
TUCANO COFFEE - coffee shop franchise Investment from $84,600
PrintBar franchise
PrintBar - clothing production with custom design master franchise Investment from $168,000
9ROUND franchise
9ROUND - kickbox fitness centers franchise Investment from $
Flip Out franchise
Flip Out - entertainment facility franchise Investment from $1,400,000
Henney Bear franchise
Henney Bear - bags, luggages and wallets franchise Investment from $20,000
33 Penguins franchise
33 Penguins - ice-cream parlor franchise Investment from $17,670
Krispy Kreme franchise
Krispy Kreme - doughnuts and coffee store franchise Investment from $275,000
ILS  franchise
ILS - international language schools franchise Investment from $58,350
Ivideon franchise
Ivideon - video surveillance franchise Investment from $15,900
Jour franchise
Jour - healthy restaurant chain franchise Investment from $336,942
JoxBox franchise
JoxBox - unique surprise gift service franchise Investment from $240,000
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