Franchise opportunities in Hong Kong

Attractiveness of Hong Kong for the development of franchise business

Favorable economic regulations together with strong workforce and good infrastructure in this special administrative region of China make Hong Kong the best place for doing business and very welcoming for international investments.

In 1992 a special committee within the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce was formed to facilitate and assist franchise businesses in the region.

Franchises are rather diverse and count 140 different types in Hong Kong. The most successful franchise sectors include retail services, children services, food, education and training. Catering business occupies 42.7%, services - 37.3% and retailing - 20% of all franchising activities.

The biggest cities (with the population of more than half a million people) of Hong Kong, such as Tsuen Wan, Sha Tin, Tuen Mun New Town offer great opportunities for foreign franchisors due to the availability of lucrative consumer market. The average monthly wage was roughly $920 in 2016.

In 1975 the first McDonald's international franchise was landed in Hong Kong. It is still successfully operating restaurant chain. To date the number of foreign franchise outlets has been rapidly growing.
European brands as well as US, Japan, Singapore and China franchisors are actively entering the market.
The average initial franchise fee is approximately $25,900.

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Indicators of Business Market in Hong Kong

  • Capital: Hong Kong

  • Currency: Hong Kong dollar

  • Education Index (2013): 0.767

  • Official languages: Chinese, English

  • Per capita GDP (PPP): $58,322

  • Quality-of-life index (0-10): 7.80

  • Population: 7.347 mln

  • Total GDP (PPP): $429.652 billion

  • Ease of Doing Business Ranking, Rank: 5

  • Gini: 53.9

  • Human Development Index (HDI): 0.910

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List of franchises for sale in Hong Kong

UKUB franchise
UKUB - speedcubing children`s center franchise Investment from $20,000
Tapout Fitness franchise
Tapout Fitness - martial arts franchise Investment from $130,000
Southern Fried Chicken franchise
Southern Fried Chicken - restaurant franchise Investment from $322,850
Kawaii Factory franchise
Kawaii Factory - gifts and accessories franchise Investment from $7,600
RAMEN IROHA franchise
RAMEN IROHA - Ramen shop franchise Investment from $45,000
9ROUND franchise
9ROUND - kickbox fitness centers franchise Investment from $
BNI franchise
BNI - Business Network International Franchise Investment from $65,000
Jour franchise
Jour - healthy restaurant chain franchise Investment from $336,942
Nutty Scientists franchise
Nutty Scientists - spectacular interactive activities franchise Investment from $45,000
Dietplus franchise
Dietplus - healthcare coaching franchise Investment from $56,000
Los Pollos franchise
Los Pollos - chicken barbecue franchise Investment from $175,980
Funtopia franchise
Funtopia - family entertainment centers franchise Investment from $629,674
KIO DA franchise
KIO DA - retail shops chain franchise Investment from $139,000
DetailCar franchise
DetailCar - waterless carwash franchise Investment from $9,960
Danube Home franchise
Danube Home - furniture & home accessory franchise Investment from $400,000
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