Beočin

Municipality of Beočin

Beocin is a town and municipality in the Vojvodina province, Serbia. Although it is geographically located in Syrmia, Beocin administratively belong to South Backa District. The town of Beocin is divided into two parts: Beocin Grad ("Beocin town") and Beocin Selo ("Beocin village").

Beočin mapa

TOP 5 REASONS TO INVEST IN BEOČIN

  • Excellent geostrategic position
  • River Danube transportation
  • Investment incentives package
  • River Danube transportation international port with reloading station
  • Admin & operational local municipality support

Beočin Logistics

Distance from borders:

  • HUN - 125 km
  • CRO - 15 km
  • ROM - 120 km
  • BUL - 335 km
  • B&H - 50 km

Distance from highway:

  • E-75 - 17 km
  • E-70 - 35 km

Distance from airport:

  • Belgrade - 75 km
Logistics

Infrastructure in Beočin

ROADS

Regional road network: 56 km

  • Novi Sad-Beocin-Croatia
  • Beocin-Sremaska Mitrovica

Local road network: 10 km

  • Rakovac-Zmajevac-Highway E-75
WATERWAY

River Danube sub-section length: 30 km

- International port in Beocin - within Lafarge

Canal network - within LBFC: 1.8 km

Nearby LBFC - cargo pier for unit & bulk cargo

RAILWAY

Railway distance: 20 km

Axial pressure: 14 t

SEWAGE

Sewage system: 60%

Sewage network: 57.5 km

Energy potential in Beočin

GAS
  • Municipality is gasified: 100 million
  • Local pipeline lenght: 24 km
  • Presure of main pipeline 30 bar
  • Presure of local pipeline 3-4 bar
BIOMASS
  • Total land: 18,500 ha
  • Agricultural land: 7,000 ha
  • Arable land: 5,500 ha
  • Forest land: 6,800 ha
  • Most common crops: maize, wheat, sunflower, clover
  • Capacity of cca. 40,000m³ per year
ELECTRICITY
  • No. of distribution substitusions: 83
    • Electro-distribution ownership: 74
    • Private ownership: 9
  • Total power (kVA): 23,830 + 5,770
    • 110/35 kV - users in Beocin
    • Line 35kV - leading to Beocin transformation station
    • 110/35/6 kV distribution station - for LBFC Business Park
  • Total network length (km): 19,033
  • Energy supplied in 2013/14: 40,705,000 kWh
WIND

Average speed 3.5-4m/s at > 50-100 m

Economically viable conditions for wind power stations of 2-2.5 MW

SOLAR
Insolation280 days - 1,926 hrs
Prima energy (Slovakia) - operational solar power plant 1 MW capacity since 2014

Population, education and labor cost in Beočin

Employed (2019) 3,103

Unemployed (April 2020) 1,063

Labor cost structure

Average salary in Beočin (March 2020)

NET Salary426
Personal Income Tax10.00%45
Contributions (Emploeyee)19.9%117
GROSS Salary588
Contributions (Employer)16.65%98
TOTAL Cost686

From July 1st, 2014 the employers have the right for refund on the paid personal income tax & social 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

Only 17 km to Novi Sad where all high schools and university profiles are available

Key sectors in Beočin

Agribusiness

Agribusiness

Main advantages:

  • 8,300 ha of high-quality agricultural land
  • Moderate continental climate & premium land quality – offering conditions suitable for diverse agricultural production:
    • Cattle breeding
    • Crop farming
    • Fruit and vegetable growing
    • Viticulture
  • Ideal area for organic production
  • Proximity of Danube river

Investment opportunities:

- Wine & fruit - Soil types, chernozem, cambisol

- Meat & Dairy

- Organic production

- Honey production – 10,000 ha of linden within National Park 2,000 beehive

Wine & Fruit

Wine & Fruit

Main advantages:

  • Wine growing tradition of 1,700 years - exporting since XV century
  • Exceptional geographical, climate, & pedological conditions

    Sun reflection from the river Danube affects earlier grape maturation and greater sugar content – compared to other regions of Vojvodina. Wind patterns in the winter favorably influence grapes helping it avoid freezing.

  • Irrigation possibilities – due to river Danube proximity
  • Cultivation of indigenous grape varieties
  • Excellent results in cultivation of recognized wine grape varieties: Italian Riesling, Merlot, Hamburg, cabernet sauvignon, game

Investment opportunities:

- GI wine production – Fruska Gora – full circle production possibility

- Fruit processing – direct access to raw materials – currently no processing capacities

- Cold storage

Meat & Dairy

Meat & Dairy

Main advantages:

  • Excellent environment for organic farming - Grabovo - located in national park Fruska Gora

    Faculty of Agriculture Novi Sad – performed cow milk analysis in village Grabovo – confirming better milk quality compared to milk produced in the organic farming system in Austria – due to ecological conditions & natural isolation

  • Serbian organic production legislation in line with EU standards
  • 1/5 of land are meadows - 1,600 ha & pastures - 406 ha

Action Plan for 2023 sustainable development strategy implementation supports organic market &eco-farms establishment, livestock breeding expansion

- 670 registered livestock farmers, 68 farmers for honey production

- milk production

Metal Processing

Metal Processing

Main advantages:

  • Tradition & development potential - more than 15 companies operating in the sector, some of which are over 20 years in the business
  • Availability of skilled workforce due to developed metal sector in Beocin and proximity to Novi Sad – a city with a population of 400,000 million
  • Metal processing profiles – high schools and colleges in Novi Sad
  • Product placement possibilities – locally to potential byers including Lafarge BFC & internationally to a market of 1 billion consumers with no customs taxes due to FTAs
Construction

Construction

Main advantages:

  • Great possibilities for construction material production
  • Tradition – oldest cement plant established in 1839
  • Available raw materials: cement marl, limestone

Total geological reserves for the cement industry in Serbia – 300 Mt – out of which 50% is located in Beocin deposits Filijala & Belo Brdo.

Filijala has 55.8 mil t of cement marl deposits – sufficient for 120 yrs of exploitation, while limestone has reserves for another 60 years

Top 10 Employers in Beočin

CompanySectorCountry#Employees
AD PodunavljeTradeSerbia431
DOO LafargeCementFrance282
DOO MarsMetal processingSerbia/Sweden124
DOO PromontMetal processingSerbia63
DOO J&JMetal processingSerbia61
DOO EkonomistElectric installationSerbia39
DOO Promet KomercTradeSerbia19
SZTR ProwoodWood packagingSerbia19
DOO NiksMeat processingSerbia19
DOO InventPlasticSerbia18

Greenfield locations in Beočin

Location 1

Business Park - Beocin

Land size: 18 ha

Available: 18 ha

Ownership: private - Lafarge

Infrastructure: Electricity, Water, Gas, Optical Cable

Available for sale.

Business Park - Beocin
New Industrial Zone

Location 2

New Industrial Zone

Land size: 15,47 ha

Ownership: 12,27 ha municipality; 3,2 national park

*no infrastructure

Available for sale.

Brownfield Locations in Beočin

Location 1

Elkond – cable production

Land size: 10,000 m²

Facilities: 3,000 m² + 300 m² office

Infrastructure: Electricity, Gas, Water, Sewage, Optical Cable

Ownership: private

Favorable location:

  • Novi Sad distance 15 km
  • Belgrade distance 90 km
  • EU border 100 km, Croatia border 30 km

Transportation possibilities:

  • road
  • railway – station 1 km distance
  • waterway – Danube 0.5 km distance

For sale and lease

Elkond – cable production

Location 2

Brownfield 2

Facilities: 2,000 m²+ additional 1,000 m²

Ownership: private

Infrastructure: eletricity, water, gas, sewage, optical cable

For lease

Brownfield 2

Incentives & Fees in Beočin

Land Development Fee

*Discounts depending on the number of employees

  • 50% for 10-20 employees
  • 75% for 20-50 employees
  • 90% for 50+ employees

Enviromental fee

0% Enviromental fees for companies for the 1st year.

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

Success Stories in Beočin

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Your partner in Municipality

Local Economic Development Office

Jelena Pascan

Phone: +381 21 870 260, +381 65 88 59 817

Email: jelena.pascan@beocin.rs

Branislav Babic

Phone: +381 21 870 260; +381 64 25 21 545

Email: branislav.babic@beocin.rs