Franchise opportunities in Pakistan

Attractiveness of Pakistan for the development of franchise business

South Asian country, Pakistan is the fifth in population in the world. Pakistan is on The Next Eleven list of highly promising developing countries. The country is famous for exporting chemicals, textiles, leather goods, carpets/rugs and medical instruments.

The first franchise in Pakistan was established in 1993, nowadays there is a vast number of franchisees in the country. The biggest franchise opportunities are available in education, security and courier services, women and children related and retail businesses. But a hospitality sector, in particular, hotel, restaurant and fast food businesses are the most attractive and promising ones. According to the World Franchise Association, franchised food outlets in Pakistan make up $120 million annual sales.

Low labor costs; an average monthly net salary in the country is just $270, and cheap real estate are powerful advantages for international companies. They are especially required in such big cities with many citizens as Karachi (21.2 million ppl), Lahore (11.13 million), Faisalabad (7.874 million), Rawalpindi (3.199 million), Gujranwala (2.723 million).

Minimum cash needed to set up a franchise is $50,000-$150,000. The initial franchise fee in Pakistan is limited to $100,000 and the continuing fee is just five percent of the franchise monthly net sales referring to State Bank regulations.

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Indicators of Pakistan Business Market

  • Capital: Islamabad

  • Currency: Pakistani rupee

  • Education Index (2013): 0.372

  • Official languages: Urdu, English

  • Per capita GDP (PPP): $5,374

  • Quality-of-life index (0-10): 5.17

  • Population: 193.2 mln

  • Total GDP (PPP): $1.060 trillion

  • Ease of Doing Business Ranking, Rank: 147

  • Gini: 30.7

  • Human Development Index (HDI): 0.550

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List of franchises for sale in Pakistan

Tapout Fitness franchise
Tapout Fitness - martial arts franchise Investment from $130,000
UKUB franchise
UKUB - speedcubing children`s center franchise Investment from $20,000
RAMEN IROHA franchise
RAMEN IROHA - Ramen shop franchise Investment from $45,000
Cone Cream franchise
Cone Cream - modern ice-cream franchise Investment from $6,900
Jour franchise
Jour - healthy restaurant chain franchise Investment from $336,942
Southern Fried Chicken franchise
Southern Fried Chicken - restaurant franchise Investment from $322,850
Peroni franchise
Peroni - #1 honey franchise Investment from $1,150
9ROUND franchise
9ROUND - kickbox fitness centers franchise Investment from $
BNI franchise
BNI - Business Network International Franchise Investment from $65,000
Gemotest  franchise
Gemotest - laboratory franchise Investment from $12,000
Coffee Like franchise
Coffee Like - coffee-to-go franchise Investment from $14,000
Smart Refinery Technologies Group franchise
Smart Refinery Technologies Group - oil refineries franchise Investment from $500,000
Ai LAB franchise
Ai LAB - beauty salon franchise Investment from $150,000
Magic Lollipops  franchise
Magic Lollipops - franchise of caramel figures Investment from $10,000
DetailCar franchise
DetailCar - waterless carwash franchise Investment from $9,960
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