Bački Petrovac

Municipality of Bački Petrovac

Backi Petrovac is a town and municipality in the South Backa District of Vojvodina, Serbia. Backi Petrovac municipality includes the town of Backi Petrovac and the following villages: Glozan (Slovak: Hlozany), Kulpin and Maglic. The municipality has a population of 12,418 inhabitants.

Bački Petrovac mapa

TOP 5 REASONS TO INVEST IN BAČKI PETROVAC

  • Quality of agricultural land
  • Abundant geothermal resources & SPA development potentials
  • Longstanding tradition & expertise in metal processing industry
  • Industrial Park
  • EU border proximity – CRO, HUN - Good transport links to the region

Bački Petrovac Logistics

Total Area: 158 km²

Distance from borders:

  • HUN - 120 km
  • CRO - 30 km
  • ROM - 229 km
  • BUL - 415 km
  • B&H - 145 km

Distance from highway:

  • E-75 - 25 km
  • E-70 - 52 km

Distance from airport:

  • Belgrade - 102 km
  • Osijek (Croatia) - 92 km
  • Temisoara - 270 km
Logistics

Energy potential in Bački Petrovac

GAS
  • Municipality is gasified: 100%
  • Local pipeline lenght: 167 km
  • Presure of main pipeline 6-12 bar
  • Presure of local pipeline 1-3 bar
GEOTHERMAL
24.8 °C temperatureat 403 m
20.5 °C temperatureat 237 m
15.4 °C temperatureat 83 m
14.7 °C temperatureat 85 m
14.8 °C temperatureat 239 m
ELECTRICITY
  • No. of distribution substitusions: 100
  • Total power (kVA): 41,530
  • Total network length (km): 63
  • Available capacities (kVA) 35/10 kV): 3,000
BIOMASS
  • Total land: 15,841 ha
  • Agricultural land: 14,079 ha
  • Arable land: 13,861 ha
  • Most common crops: maize, soy
WIND

Average speed 3.5-4 m/s at 50 m

SOLAR
Insolation 267 days p.a. hrs2,000 hrs

Infrastructure in Bački Petrovac

ROADS

Regional road network: 14.6 km

- Odzaci - Novi Sad

Local road network: 22 km

- Glozan-Backi Petrovac

- Backi Petrovac-Kulpin

- Glozan

- Maglic

WATERWAY

River Danube length: 3.6 km

- Port in Novi Sad distance 30 km

Canal network within DTD system: 3.6 km

- Karavukovo-B Petrovac-Novi Sad

Irrigation system network: 2,523 ha

Drainage system network: 12,029 ha

RAILWAY

Railway network length

Glozan-Backi Petrovac-Maglic (Sombor-Novi Sad): 14 km

Axial pressure: 22.5 t

SEWAGE

Sewage system: 40%

Sewage network: 97 km

Population, education and labor cost in Bački Petrovac

Number of inhabitants 13,418

Employed (2019) 4,430

Unemployed (April 2020) 365

Labor cost structure

Average salary in Bački Petrovac (March, 2019)

NET Salary377
Personal Income Tax10%39
Contributions (Emploeyee)19,9%103
GROSS Salary520
Contributions (Employer)17,15%89
TOTAL Cost609

From July 1st, 2014, until December 31st 2019, the employers have the right for refund on the paid personal income tax & socal insurance contributions:

  • 65% refund for employing 1-9 workers
  • 70% refund for employing 10-99 workers
  • 75% refund for employing 100+ workers

Education

High Schools

SchoolProfile#students#graduates
GymnasiumGeneral29586
GymnasiumComputers and IT
GymnasiumEducational profile chef

Higher Education Studies

Program#students
Health and social work60

Only 25 km to Novi Sad where all high school profiles and universities are available.

High school profiles and faculties attended by students from Backi Petrovac: Medical, Technical, Agriculture,Electro-Technical, Economics, Gymnasium

Key sectors in Bački Petrovac

Agribusiness

Agribusiness

Regional agro-industrial center
  • Area suitable for agricultural production, both farming & livestock breeding
  • Agricultural production equally developed in all 4 municipal settlements
  • Majority of agricultural land in individual farmers ownership: Farmers – 13,221 ha, Legal entities and entrepreneurs – 2,828 ha
  • 2,759 ha of state agricultural land available for lease according to priority rights – infrastructure ownership (1,034 ha), livestock breeding (1,724 ha)
  • 15 registered companies producing – chemical products for crop protection, seeds, animal feed, cereal crops, fruit and nuts production and processing, vegetable growing, oilseeds production, livestock (poultry, cattle, pigs), sheep, dairy production
  • 1,237 active individual agricultural farms
  • 5 agricultural cooperatives – cereal, oilseeds production, livestock breeding, meat processing, industrial pepper
  • Storage capacities - 2 cold storage facilities, 120 greenhouses, 5 hothouses, 1,117 warehousing facilities for agricultural equipment, 727 corn-storage tanks, 32 barns , 33 silos

Agribusiness – available resources

Cereals - 4,583 ha

maize – 3,405, wheat – 465, barley – 180, oat – 2.6, cereal seeds – 523 (ha)

Industrial crops - 5,123 ha

sugar beet – 567, soy – 4,458, sunflower – 69, oilseed – 1.3, hemp - 2.6, industrial crop seeds – 2.3, broomcorn – 12, tobacco – 8.7 (ha)

Roughage - 185 ha

alfalfa- 158, clover – 21, meadows – 3, pastures – 1.3 (ha)

Herbs 13 ha

Vegetables - 904 ha

potato – 413, pepper – 288, carrot – 14, onion – 27, onion seed -7.8, root vegetables – 11.5, sweet corn – 84, tomato – 6, cucumbers - 3, cabbage – 2, other (ha)

Fruits - 1,358 ha

apples – 6.5, pears – 3.5, peaches - 4, apricots - 2, cherries -0.2, plums - 1, nuts - 5, raspberries – 3.3, strawberries – 2.3, grapes – 8.5 (ha)

Livestock count

  • Cattle 1,572
  • Sheep, goats 340
  • Pigs 2,057
  • Poultry 460,225
  • Beehives 981
  • Fish 2.000
  • Other 810

3 cattle farms – 2 milk production

2 pig farms

2 egg production farms

Meat processing – mainly traditional salami production with geographical origin declaration within individual farms – 60 t annual production – insufficient to satisfy the demand

Tourism

Tourism

Hotel development opportunity
  • Hunting, fishing - diversity of small game (rabbit, pheasant, weasels, owls, eagle), a number of hunting associations
  • Rich tourist offer – river Danube, historic sites, castle, museums, fishponds, ethno ranches, aqua park, etc.
  • Various events (fairs, exhibitions, programs, conferences, etc.) all year round attracting tourists from different countries – 25,000
  • Geothermal resources – potential for development of spa centers - study of hydrothermal resources and thermo-mineral waters needed for determining their capacity, quality for rational and profitable usage
  • Increasing trend of the number of overnight stays
  • Every year number of tourist visits is raising

Accommodation capatities

- Rooms, apartments 72 beds

- 3 Lodging 84 beds

Overnight stays

in 2012 214

in 2013 1,988

in 2014 2.00

Investment opportunities:

- Accommodation capacities – HOTEL development

Top 10 Employers in Bački Petrovac

CompanySectorCountry#Employees
PEPSICO INC.AgribusinessSAD400
DOO MAGLICAgribusinessSerbia147
SZR SIJAKOVICDairySerbia137
LOUIS BLOCKX NVPackagingBelgium120
AQUAPARK PETROLANDTourismSlovakia100
VOJMEDICAL DOOMedical equipmentItaly100
DOO RAMBrooms and brushesSerbia88
DOO AGROPLOD GLOZANAgribusinessSerbia84
AGROGRNJAAgribusinessSerbia67
DOO DEMAgribusinessSerbia54

Greenfield locations in Bački Petrovac

Location 1

Industrial Zone

Land size: 143 ha

Ownership: 45 ha 83 a 46m² municipal

For sale

Infrastructure: electricity, water, gas

Industrial Zone
Industrial Zone

Distance to DTD Karavukovo Canal – 0.5 km

Distance to railway – 1 km

There is a possibility of new plots development in the industrial zone - in accordance with the requirements and needs of investors

Location 2

Industrial Zone Maglic

Land size: 50 ha

Ownership: state

For sale

Infrastructure: none

Industrial Zone

Brownfield Locations in Bački Petrovac

Location 1

Business Park

Land size: 12.5 ha

Brownfield facilities: 30 (100-3,000 sqm)

Ownership: private

For sale and lease

The following services are available for Business Park members:

Security with video surveillance, Maintenance yard, Hydrant network, Meeting hall, Internet, HR services, Accounting and legal services, Forklift, etc.
Business Park
Business Park

Sewage system under construction

Distance from Novi Sad - 20 km

Distance from Croatian border - 20 km

Distance from highway – 20 km

Access to 2 Danube ports in 20 km radius

Distance to Belgrade airport – 90 km

Distance to railway – 2 km

Upon receiving the investor’s request

the consolidated construction procedures are conducted in the following phases:

  • Issuing the location conditions for the cadastre parcel suitable for construction – from the day of obtaining all special conditions, permits and other documents --> no later than 5 working days
  • Issuing the construction permit – from the day of the submission of the request --> no later than 5 working days

Upon receiving the application:

Based on registering the construction work,issuing the verification for receiving the application without delay, provided that the complete documentation has been submitted.

- Registering the construction works to receive acceptance/rejection --> 5 working days

- Subsequently, submitting the request for infrastructure installations --> 3 working days

Issuing the occupancy permit, upon receiving the submission of the request --> no later than 5 working days

Issuing the final approval upon receiving the submission of the request --> no later than 5 working days

In total: 28 working days

Municipal Incentives

Land Development Fees Discount

*20% reduction – for investment value over € 500,000 (without VAT) – for construction of the facility that uses RES for heating/electricity production (min capacity 50 kW)

- In case investor registered in Backi Petrovac Municipality is already doing business for 5 years in continuity and is expanding his production capacity while maintaining the same number of employees (no less than 10) during the period of next 3 years, or is creating 3/2 new jobs in case the number of employees is up to 5/6-9 – for the first facility, and 3 additional jobs for every other facility

30% Land Development Fee

Special offer for lupm-sum paymants or in 36 monthly instaliments

Success Stories in Bački Petrovac

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Contact us

Municipality Office

Radomir Zotovic - member of Council for Local Economic Development

Phone: +381 63 52 72 56

Email: zotovicr@gmail.com

Ondrej Bovdis – Head of the Department of Economy, Planning, Housing and Communal Inspection Activities

Phone: +381 63 514 300

Email: privreda@backipetrovac.rs