Franchise Opportunities in Sri Lanka

Popular franchise directions in Sri Lanka

List of franchises for sale available in Sri Lanka
Govorusha - Speech Therapy Center Investment from $16,200
Marriott International - hotel franchise Investment from $74,082,490
Planet Smoothie - Store Franchise Investment from $76,150
Days Inn - Hotel Franchise Investment from $292,634
Mertel - Event Agency Franchise Investment from $5,415

Attractiveness of Sri Lanka for the development of franchise business

Sri Lanka is an island country situated in the Indian Ocean to the south of India. It has a population of 20,997,288 people with 19.7 % being urban. The citizens living in the largest cities of the country Colombo (752,993) and Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia (245,974) together with 2,333,796 tourists arriving in the country each year provide a huge demand for goods and services, hence good opportunities for the development of franchise businesses.

Sri Lanka has obtained the first international franchise in 2013 and since then franchising has been thriving. Foreign brands are appearing with the increase in tourism and the growth of the economy. The strong economy, favorable trade environment and transparent laws make Sri Lanka attracting franchise business destination.
Among the most promising franchise sectors are food and beverages, beauty and fitness, travel and leisure, education, and apparels.

Some of the India-based franchise companies mostly dealing with IT and computer-related education confidently spread their business over the country. The other sectors are mainly represented by franchise businesses from India and the USA.

There is no special franchise legislation in the country which means that companies willing to deal with franchising in Sri Lanka should contact the Embassy.

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


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Indicators of Sri Lankan Business Market

  • Capital: Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte

  • Currency: Sri Lankan rupee (LKR)

  • Education Index (2015): 0,752

  • Official languages: "Sinhala, Tamil"

  • Per capita GDP (PPP): $13,500

  • Quality-of-life index (0-10): 5,71

  • Population: 21,67 mln

  • Total GDP (PPP): $292,793 billion

  • Ease of Doing Business Ranking, Rank: 100

  • Gini: 39,8

  • Human Development Index (HDI): 0,77