Ruma

Municipality of Ruma

Ruma is a town and municipality located in Vojvodina, located between the two biggest cities in Serbia – Belgrade and Novi Sad. The E-70 motorway is nearby, as is the railway which links Ruma to West and Southeast Europe.

Ruma mapa

TOP 5 REASONS TO INVEST IN RUMA

  • Excellent strategic location - Close proximity to Belgrade, airport, high-ways, railway
  • Optimal cost-effectiveness - Qualified workforce at competitive rates, fairly-priced land & building costs
  • Effective construction permit procedures
  • Most attractive industrial locations - direct access to E-70
  • Special set of municipal incentives for investors

Ruma Logistics

Distance from borders:

  • HUN - 151 km
  • CRO - 70 km
  • ROM - 164 km
  • BUL - 375 km
  • B&H - 53 km

Distance from highway:

  • E-75 - 40 km
  • E-70 - 0 km

Distance from airport:

  • Belgrade - 35 km
  • Osijek - 126 km
Logistics

Infrastructure in Ruma

ROADS

Highway E-70 lenght: 27 km

Regional road network: 86 km

Local road network: 119 km

WATERWAY

River Sava length: 30 km

- Port in S. Mitrovica distance - 16 km

- Port in Sabac distance - 36 km

Irrigation/dranage network: 1,109 ha

RAILWAY

Railway network length: 27 km

  • Belgrade-Zagreb-Vienna

Axial pressure: 22.5 t

SEWAGE

Sewage system: 100%

Sewage network: 100 km

Water purifier in use

Energy potential in Ruma

GAS
  • Municipality is gasified: 100%
  • Local pipeline lenght: 514 km
  • Presure on main pipeline 6-12 bar
  • Presure on local pipeline 0-4 bar
BIOMASS
  • Total land: 58.206 ha
  • Agricultural land: 42,970 ha
  • Arable land: 41,764 ha
  • Most common crops: maize, wheat, soy
  • Crop residue: 105,000 t per year
ELECTRICITY
  • No. of distribution substitusions: 305
  • - 110/x; 35/x; 10(20)/0,4

  • Total power (kVA): 256,310
  • Total network length (km):
  • - Medium voltage network: 275 km

    - Low voltage network: 336 km

  • Energy supplied in 2013/2014: 177,572 MWh
  • Available capacities: 177,572 MWh
  • - 110/x: 94,500 kVA

    - 35/x: 32,000 kVA

    - 10(20)/0.4: 129,810 kVA

Population, education and labor cost in Ruma

Number of inhabitants 54,339

Employed (2019) 15,617

Unemployed (April 2020) 2,832

Labor cost structure

Average salary in Ruma (March, 2020)

NET Salary447
Personal Income Tax10.00%48
Contributions (Employee)19.9%123
GROSS Salary618
Contributions (Employer)16.65%103
TOTAL Cost720

From July 1st, 201 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

SchoolProfile#students#graduates
GymnasiumGeneral19842
Humanities & languages20652
SpecializedEconomics16459
Finance10028
Hospitality8029
Textile6022
AgriculturalHorticulture88
Enviromental protection4417
Agricultural tehnician3811
Veterinarian9123
TehnicalComputer Systems6112
Motor vehicles5710
Electricians/Car mechanics9335
Electro-energy automatics1212
Electro-energy computers9714

Key sectors in Ruma

Agribusiness

Agribusiness

Main advantages:

  • Arable land 41,700 ha; Pastures 720 ha; Orchards 691 ha; Meadows 245 ha; Vineyards 183 ha; Gardens 10 ha
  • Wide network of potential local suppliers: 7,000 small farms number of agricultural cooperatives
  • Agri-association – promoting & implementing E-agriculture
  • Grain storage capacities – 71,500 t
  • Agricultural high-school – continuous supply of trained workforce
  • Investment opportunities: Fruit & Vegetable processing, Meat & Dairy
  • Arable land - 41,000 ha:
    Maize 51%, Wheat 21%, Soy 8%, Vegetables 6%, Fodder 5%, Sugar beat 3%, Sunflower 3%, Tobacco 1%, Barley 0,7%

Livestock count - average

  • Cattle 5,024
  • Pigs 61,310
  • Poultry 224,758
Textile

Textile

Main advantages:

  • Skilled workforce at competitive rates
  • Textile high-school – constant influx of qualified workforce
  • Reputable companies with long-standing tradition:
  • - Leather factory Ruma – leather processing since 1936

    - Footwear factory Fruska Gora – footwear production since 1948

    - Apparel factory Kluz Srem – apparel production since 1947

  • A number of foreign companies and partnerships:
  • - Adriana teks – swim wear (Italy/Croatia)

    - Falc East - children’s footwear (Italy)

    - Dag-Co – leather (Serbia)

    - Luxury Tannery – leather and fur (Italy/France)

    - Everest production – memory foam (China/Denmark)

  • Investment opportunities: Existing Brownfield facilities for textile industry
Automotive Components

Automotive Components

Main advantages:

  • Increasingly becoming destination for automotive components companies
  • Technical high-school – ensuring labor market meets the industry need for highly-skilled workforce
  • Great potential for export-oriented production due to FTAs and favorable logistics position
  • Dedicated support for investors and the sector growth on the Municipal level
  • A number of successful foreign companies:
  • - Albon - manufacture of turbines, electric motors, generators (Great Britain)

    - Mitas – production of agricultural pneumatics (Czech Republic)

    - Hutchinson - rubber hoses for liquid transfer in car engines (France)

Top 10 Employers in Ruma

CompanySectorCountry#Employees
HUTCHINSONAutomotiveFrance1350
TRELLEBORGLeather Sweden600
INSERTTextilleSerbia396
ADRIANA TEXTextileItaly380
DAG-COLeatherSerbia355
FALC EASTTextilleItaly255
HEALTHCARE EUROPEMemo foam productionChina/ Denmark240
ALBONAutomotiveUK200
KERRING GROUPLeatherGermany160
CG FOODSFood industryNepal150

Greenfield locations in Ruma

Location 1

Industrial zone Rumska petlja

Land size: 238 ha

Land size: 190 ha

Land purpose: industrial

Ownership: municipal

Infrastructure: electricity, water, gas, optic cable

Site Description:
*Vicinity of highway E-70 and railway network.
*Planned sewage system construction

Existing companies:

- Capital group doo

- Everrest production doo

For sale & lease

Industrial zone Rumska petlja
Rumska telja - West

Location 2

Industrial zone Rumska petlja - West

Land size: 767,199 m²

Available: 767,199 m²

Ownership: municipal, state

Infrastructure: water, gas, sewage, optical cable

For sale and lease

Location 3

Work zone - South 2

Land size: 983,589 m2

Warehouse: 2,629 m2

Ownership: municipal

Infrastructure: none

For sale and lease

Work zone - South 2

Brownfield Locations in Ruma

Company 1

Rumen

Fruit & vegetable processing with cold storage

Land size: 59,566 m²

Facilities: 17,748 m²

Infrastructure: electricity, water, gas

Ownership: bankruptcy

*Vicinity of highway E-70 and railway network.

Rumen
Trgocentar 94 – industrial zone

Location 2

Trgocentar 94 – industrial zone

Land size: 1.4 ha

Facilities: 1,800 + 700 m²

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

Ownership: private

*industrial railway track

For lease

Incentives & Fees in Ruma

Account Manager appointed to each investor

*assistance in administrative procedures

**liaison with relevant institutions

Accelerated Procedures for isuing building permits - 2 days from submitting the request

0% Communal Fee depending on the number of new employees - communal tax rates from EUR 4.9 per sqm

Land Price Discounts depending on the number of new employees - prices from EUR 5 per sqm

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 Ruma

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Your partner in Ruma

Department for local economic development

Phone: +381 22 433 518, +381 22 478 314