Location AP Vojvodina
Population 25,259
Territory 419 km²; 89.33% arable land, 1.83% forests, 8.84% roads and other
NALED, Makedonska 30/VII, 11000 Belgrade, +381 11 33 73 063, naled@naled-serbia.org  www.naled-serbia.org
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peaceful valley at the south of Banat lies municipality of Kovačica, birthplace of the famous scientist Mihajlo Pupin. Located between Zrenjanin in the north and Pančevo in the south, 50 km away  om Belgrade, the municipality has a developed road and railroad infrastructure, while telecommunications, electricity, water and sewage can be adapted to investors’ needs. Along with active SME sector and entrepreneurship, the key industries with the greatest development potential are food-processing, construction, wood-processing and renewable energy sources. There are great opportunities for investing in tourism: river and lake facilities, various types of accommodation, hospitality services, recreational facilities, camp settlements and accompanying infrastructure. A significant incentive for the investors is the exemption of land development fee, as well as exemptions from environment protection fee and utility fee for company name display (signage fee) during the first year of work. Kovačica is famous as the center of naive painting art and spa center Relax Kovačica. Also, it has a long tradition in developing trust and tolerance among various nations, being a place that gathers around Slovaks, Serbs, Hungarians, Romanians, Roma and many other nations living together.

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Invest in Kovačica

  1. 1. Location AP Vojvodina Population 25,259 Territory 419 km²; 89.33% arable land, 1.83% forests, 8.84% roads and other Budget RSD 706 million; 5.28% capital investments contact 50 Maršala Tita street, 26210 Kovačica, +381 13 661 122, razvoj@kovacica.org E 75 E 75 E 70 E 75 E 70 BUSINESS FRIENDLY MUNICIPALITY I Kovačica www.kovacica.org45o 06’n, 20o 37’e E 75 E 75 E 70 E 75 E 70 ProXimity to nearest Border crossinGs Romania 98 km Croatia 123 km Hungary 192 km InapeacefulvalleyatthesouthofBanatliesmunicipalityofKovačica,birthplace ofthefamousscientistMihajloPupin.LocatedbetweenZrenjanininthenorth andPančevointhesouth,50kmawayfromBelgrade,themunicipalityhasa developedroadandrailroadinfrastructure,whiletelecommunications,electricity, waterandsewagecanbeadaptedtoinvestors’needs.AlongwithactiveSME sectorandentrepreneurship,thekeyindustrieswiththegreatestdevelopmentpo- tentialarefood-processing,construction,wood-processingandrenewableenergy sources.Therearegreatopportunitiesforinvestingintourism:riverandlake facilities,varioustypesofaccommodation,hospitalityservices,recreationalfacili- ties,campsettlementsandaccompanyinginfrastructure.Asignificantincentivefor theinvestorsistheexemptionoflanddevelopmentfee,aswellasexemptionsfrom environmentprotectionfeeandutilityfeeforcompanynamedisplay(signagefee) duringthefirstyearofwork.Kovačicaisfamousasthecenterofnaivepainting artandspacenterRelaxKovačica.Also,ithasalongtraditionindevelopingtrust andtoleranceamongvariousnations,beingaplacethatgathersaroundSlovaks, Serbs,Hungarians,Romanians,Romaandmanyothernationslivingtogether. KoVaČica BelGrade (50 km) Vienna (607 km) istanBul (984 km) sofia (418 km) thessaloniKi (659 km) BudaPest (367 km) 2013 © National Alliance for Local Economic Development
  2. 2. NALED, Makedonska 30/VII, 11000 Belgrade, +381 11 33 73 063, naled@naled-serbia.org www.naled-serbia.org Land area and purpose 440,000 m2 , mixed land Ownership structure 100% private ownership Infrastructure Water, high voltage electricity, access road, telecommunication Location 2 km from city center, next to road R-111 Price and type of acquisition Starting price € 3 / m², lease or purchase Land development fee Not charged Local incentives Exemption from land development fee, additional incentives during the first year kovačica invest in human resources Work force: 17,577 Education structure: 7.3% college and university degrees, 40.6% high school, 52.1% elementary and lower Education profiles / schools and faculties: In the fields of agriculture, machining, trade, hospitality, tourism, economy, administration, law Number of unemployed: 3,658, unemployment rate 44.14% Average gross salary: € 332 per month local economy Number of enterprises: 178 companies and 625 entrepreneurs Size: 93% small, 7% middle-sized Dominant industries: Agriculture, construction, wood-processing industry, energy The largest domestic companies: Roloplast (PVC joinery), Padina komerc (furniture production and trade), Sugar refinery Jedinstvo – part of Sunoko group (food industry) The most significant foreign investors: Electrawinds (alternative energy sources, Belgium) traffic connections Highway (Corridor X): Access to highways E-75 and E-70 via R-111 – 50 km away Main roads: Regional road R-111 (former M-24) and regional road R-110 Railroad lines (Corridor X): Direct access to railroad line Kikinda-Zrenjanin-Pančevo-Belgrade The Danube (Corridor VII): Port of Pančevo – 27 km away, Port of Belgrade – 50 km away Airport: Airport Nikola Tesla, Belgrade – 71.5 km away industrial zone