Franchise Opportunities in Latvia

Popular franchise directions in Latvia

List of franchises for sale available in Latvia
Sapore Italiano - Italian café Investment from $249,670
Mertel - Event Agency Franchise Investment from $5,415

Attractiveness of Latvia for the development of franchise business

Northeastern country, Latvia has a population of 1,95 million people, with more than 70% living in urban areas. The largest cities like Riga (773,000) and Daugavpils (112,000) provide the most business opportunities in the country.

Latvia has a very open economy based on woodworking, metalworking and technical manufacturing. Among the most successful companies in the country are the ones dealing with the transport and logistics sectors, IT, energy, water, modern food production.

If an entrepreneur wants to start a franchise in Latvia, they will be pleased by a western-oriented business environment, a savvy workforce, a convenient tax system and a well-developed business infrastructure.

Franchise businesses have been successfully expanding all over the country especially in public catering sector. There is an interesting fact about Latvian franchise market: the development of domestic companies is a bit limited by the abundant choice of foreign franchise companies actively capturing the market.

Latvia hasn't taken any specific regulatory steps to make special legislation which will deal with franchising. Now all the franchise businesses in the country comply with the Law on Competition and the Commercial Law.

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


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Indicators of Latvian Business Market

  • Capital: Riga

  • Currency: Euro (EUR, €)

  • Education Index (2015): 0,835

  • Official languages: Latvian

  • Per capita GDP (PPP): $31,215

  • Quality-of-life index (0-10): 6,01

  • Population: 1,93 mln

  • Total GDP (PPP): $60,509 billion

  • Ease of Doing Business Ranking, Rank: 19

  • Gini: 35,6

  • Human Development Index (HDI): 0,847