Discusses opportunities for U.S. franchisers and legal requirements in the marketLast Published:7/22/2019Franchising is not as common as agents/distributorships. Existing U.S. franchises include Pizza Hut, UPS, Federal Express, Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC), TGIFriday’s, Subway, Coffee Bean, and McDonald's, among others. Local companies continue to express interest in attracting U.S. franchises to Sri Lanka, especially as international tourism and affinity for U.S. and Western goods and services continues to grow. Prepared by our U.S. Embassies abroad. With its network of 108 offices across the United States and in more than 75 countries, the U.S. Commercial Service of the U.S. Department of Commerce utilizes its global presence and international marketing expertise to help U.S. companies sell their products and services worldwide. Locate the U.S. Commercial Service trade specialist in the U.S. nearest you by visiting http://export.gov/usoffices.