Franchise opportunities in Thailand

Attractiveness of Thailand for the development of franchise business

The Kingdom of Thailand is a developed Asian country with good infrastructure and powerful economy. However, an average monthly net salary in the country is just $489. The country is well known for exporting computers, fishery products, textile, electrical appliances rice and automobiles.

Tourism contribution to the economy of the country cannot be overestimated, in 2016 from January to June, the industry earned $24 billion and it tends to increase. It becomes obvious that the demand for food and beverages, restaurants and quick service will be growing with the rising number of tourists. One of the ways to meet the needs is to develop franchising within food and service industries.

In 2016 restaurants and cafes had about 24%, bakery and beverage about 22% and service 17% of the franchise market share. Retail and health were among the other successfully growing franchise sectors. On the whole a total revenue of all the business was $6 billion.

Thailand has more than 100 international franchise brands with over 10,000 operating outlets. Although the number of foreign franchise companies is not so big, they control more than half of the total market value. More than 65% of international franchises are from the USA, Japanese and Korean franchises are also popular.

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Indicators of Business Market in Thailand

  • Capital: Bangkok

  • Currency: Baht (฿)

  • Education Index (2013): 0.608

  • Official languages: Thai

  • Per capita GDP (PPP): $17,750

  • Quality-of-life index (0-10): 5.96

  • Population: 68.86 mln

  • Total GDP (PPP): $1.226 trillion

  • Ease of Doing Business Ranking, Rank: 26

  • Gini: 39.4

  • Human Development Index (HDI): 0.740

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List of franchises for sale in Thailand

Southern Fried Chicken franchise
Southern Fried Chicken - restaurant franchise Investment from $322,850
RAMEN IROHA franchise
RAMEN IROHA - Ramen shop franchise Investment from $45,000
9ROUND franchise
9ROUND - kickbox fitness centers franchise Investment from $
Tapout Fitness franchise
Tapout Fitness - martial arts franchise Investment from $130,000
BNI franchise
BNI - Business Network International Franchise Investment from $65,000
Nutty Scientists franchise
Nutty Scientists - spectacular interactive activities franchise Investment from $45,000
Dietplus franchise
Dietplus - healthcare coaching franchise Investment from $56,000
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
al Mamà Bistrot franchise
al Mamà Bistrot - restaurant franchise Investment from $135,000
Jour franchise
Jour - healthy restaurant chain franchise Investment from $336,942
Los Pollos franchise
Los Pollos - chicken barbecue franchise Investment from $175,980
TUCANO COFFEE franchise
TUCANO COFFEE - coffee shop franchise Investment from $84,600
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