Kovin

Municipality of Kovin

Kovin is a town and municipality in South Banat District of Vojvodina, Serbia. Kovin municipality includes the town of Kovin and the following villages: Bavaniste, Gaj, Deliblato, Dubovac, Malo Bavaniste, Mramorak, Plocica, Skorenovac, Sumarak.

Kovin mapa

TOP 5 REASONS TO INVEST IN KOVIN

  • Excellent geographic location
  • Danube corridor & potential for tourism development
  • Industrial zones offering competitive conditions
  • Abundant capacity for renewable energy projects
  • Highest-quality
  • Agricultural land

Kovin Logistics

Distance from borders:

  • HUN - 252 km
  • CRO - 175 km
  • ROM - 56 km
  • BUL - 295 km
  • B&H - 195 km

Distance from highway:

  • E-75 - 11 km
  • E-70 - 50 km

Distance from airport:

  • Belgrade - 55 km
Logistics

Energy potential in Kovin

GAS
  • Municipality is gasified: 95%
  • Local pipeline lenght: 263 km
  • Presure of main pipeline 5-7 bar
  • Presure of local pipeline 1-3 bar
  • Exploitation field at Mramorak location

*Oil & coal deposits can be found

ELECTRICITY
  • No. of distribution substitusions: 150
  • Total power (kVA): ?
  • Total network length (km): 100
  • Energy supplied in 2013/14): ?
  • Available capacities: 2,000 kVA
BIOMASS
  • Total land: 73,500 ha
  • Agricultural land: 51,100 ha
  • Arable land: 48,000 ha
  • Forests: 11,282 ha
  • Most common crops: maize, sugar beat, wheat, soy, sunflower
WIND

Average speed 6.95-7.05 m/s at 120 m

GEOTHERMAL
57°C Surface temperatureat 1,800 m

Infrastructure in Kovin

ROADS

Regional road network: 68 km

Local road network: 43 km

WATERWAY

River Danube lenght: 46 km

- Port in Smederevo distance 7 km

*Luka Feranex AG doo

Irrigation/drainage canal: 700 km

*highest density

RAILWAY

Subotica-Senta-Coka-Novo Milosevo: 84 km

Axial pressure: ? t

SEWAGE

Sewage system in Kovin settlement

Sewage network length

- Kovin, Gaj locations – completed

- In other locations – sewage system under constructionh

Population, education and labor cost in Kovin

Number of inhabitants 33,722

Employed (2019) 6,444

Unemployed (April 2020) 1,974

Labor cost structure

Average salary in Kovin (March, 2020)

NET Salary468
Personal Income Tax10.00%51
Contributions (Emploeyee)19.9%129
GROSS Salary648
Contributions (Employer)16.65%108
TOTAL Cost756

From July 1st, 2014 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
Average Salary for Production sector in Vojvodina, November 2017

NET: € 398

GROSS: € 550

TOTAL COST: € 648

Average salary (total cost) for 2017 €593

Education

High Schools

SchoolProfile#students#graduates
GymnasiumGeneral8316
Humanities&languages3218
EconomyBusiness Admin50/
Economy10830
Finance5322
SpecializedTourism7218
Horticulture6219
VacationalHospitality5717
Agricultural producer5/
Horticulture8/
Agri machinery mechanic4523

Key sectors in Kovin

Agribusiness

Agribusiness

Main advantages:

  • Abundant premium quality agricultural land – 48,000 ha arable land:
    Crops: maize 60%, wheat 15%, soy 12%, sunflower 10%, sugar beet 3%
  • Optimal climate & high-quality agricultural land – mainly chernozem
  • High-density inland waterway network – irrigation/drainage network length 700 km
  • Access to qualified workforce – agricultural high-school in Kovin
  • Wide network of potential local suppliers: milling companies, farms, storage capacities
  • Number of registered local farmers - 3,550
  • Institutional support - Agricultural station Kovin cooperation with Institute for cereal & vegetable crops in Novi Sad

Investment opportunities:

  • Vegetable Processing
  • Cereal Processing
  • Flower Growing
Energy

Energy

Main advantages:

  • Great combination of favorable conditions
  • Existing wind potential measurements
  • Ecological risk minimized
  • Excellent infrastructure ensuring reliable power transmission system
  • Current investment project: Wind farm Cibuk, 50 km from Belgrade
  • Spreading over 37 km²
  • Investment value: € 450 mil
  • I phase: installation of 57 wind turbines with capacity of 3 MW each
  • II phase: installation of 43 wind turbines = total capacity of 300 MW

Investment opportunities:

  • Wind farms – 2 planned locations; average wind speed 4.6 m/s; frequency 276%
  • Biomass – 48,000 ha arable agricultural land with additional 15% of forest land
  • Geothermal – 2 boreholes with temperature: 57°C at 1,800 m; 65-80°C at 2,012 m
Mining

Mining

Main advantages:

  • Ample mineral resources base
  • Research began in 1976, while coal extraction began in 1995
  • Unique exploitation method for coal mining – coal is extracted from the bottom of the lake that is connected with Danube
  • Old mines have coal reserves for another 6-7 years, while new mines have reserves for another 25 years
  • Annual coal production is 180,000 t with 300-400,000 m³ of gravel
  • High number of logistics companies

Investment opportunities:

  • Thermal power plant
  • Coal extracted belongs to Class Lignite and can be used for a broad range of industrial consumption – with gravel obtained as a by-product of coal excavation

Top 10 Employers in Kovin

CompanySectorCountry#Employees
DOO WESTPHARMACEUTICALRubberUSA305
UTVA SILOSIMetal ProcessingSerbia210
DOO STATIKConstructionSerbia105
DOO ZLATAR MRAMORAKAgribusinessSerbia80
DOO PREMILAnimal FeedSerbia75
HEMOFARM ADPharmaceuticalsSerbia70
AD NOVA PESCARAAgribusinessSerbia57
DOO SWAN LAKE - ALPISAlcoholSerbia56
DOO CHAMPICOMPAgribusinessItaly24
DOO CONTINENTAL WIND SERBIAEnergySerbia21

Greenfield locations in Kovin

Location 1

Industrial zone – block 119

Land size: 7 ha

Available: 2,8 ha

Ownership: municipal

Infrastructure: complete

For sale & lease

Industrial zone – block 119
Industrial zone - KLEK

Location 2

Industrial zone - KLEK

Land size: 4 ha

Land purpose: industrial

Ownership: municipal

Infrastructure: complete

For sale & lease

Location 3

Industrial zone - block 117

Land size: 35 ha

Available: 35 ha

Land purpose: industrial

Ownership: municipal

Infrastructure: complete

For sale & lease

Logistics

  • Distance from highway: 20 km
  • Distance from river Danube: 0-250 m
  • Distance from airport: 68 km
Industrial zone - block 117
Industrial zone - block 120

Location 4

Industrial zone - block 120

Land size: 114 ha

Available: 84 ha

Land purpose: port

Ownership: municipal

Infrastructure: no

For sale & lease

Location 5

Industrial zone - block 121

Land size: 30 ha

Available: 30 ha

Ownership: private

For sale & lease

Brownfield Locations in Kovin

Location 1

AD UT Dunav

Land size: 1,907 m²

Facilities: 1,855 m²

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

Ownership: state - bankruptcy

For sale

AD UT Dunav
Beko Beograd – RJ Mladost

Location 2

Beko Beograd – RJ Mladost

Land size: 27,768 m²

Facilities: 3,761 m²

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

Ownership: state - bankruptcy

For sale

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

Municipality Incentives in Kovin

Subsidized Fees

Special set of incentives for projects contributin to local development

0% Land development Fee

for facilities built for the following purposes:

- public use, communal infrastructure

- production and storage facilities

Success Stories in Kovin

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Your partner in municipality of Kovin

Office for local economic development

Sladjana Cirikovacki

Phone: +381 13 742 268; +381 13 742 104; +381 13 742 114;

Extension: 129

Mobile: +381 68 864 16 38

Email: sladja@kovin.org.rs; ler@kovin.org.rs