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 temperature at 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 30,852

Employed (2021) 8,757

Unemployed (December, 2022) 1,747

Labor cost structure

Average salary in Kovin (Dec, 2021)

NET Salary 527
Personal Income Tax 10.00% 56
Contributions (Emploeyee) 19.9% 145
GROSS Salary 728
Contributions (Employer) 16.15% 118
TOTAL Cost 846

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

Education

High Schools

School Profile #students #graduates
Gymnasium General 83 16
Humanities&languages 32 18
Economy Business Admin 50 /
Economy 108 30
Finance 53 22
Specialized Tourism 72 18
Horticulture 62 19
Vacational Hospitality 57 17
Agricultural producer 5 /
Horticulture 8 /
Agri machinery mechanic 45 23

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

Company Sector Country #Employees
DOO WESTPHARMACEUTICAL Rubber USA 305
UTVA SILOSI Metal Processing Serbia 210
DOO STATIK Construction Serbia 105
DOO ZLATAR MRAMORAK Agribusiness Serbia 80
DOO PREMIL Animal Feed Serbia 75
HEMOFARM AD Pharmaceuticals Serbia 70
AD NOVA PESCARA Agribusiness Serbia 57
DOO SWAN LAKE - ALPIS Alcohol Serbia 56
DOO CHAMPICOMP Agribusiness Italy 24
DOO CONTINENTAL WIND SERBIA Energy Serbia 21

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 120

Land size: 114 ha

Available: 84 ha

Land purpose: port

Ownership: municipal

Infrastructure: no

For sale & lease

Industrial zone - block 120

Location 4

Industrial zone - block 121

Land size: 32.1 ha

Available: 9.6 ha

Ownership: state

For sale & lease

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