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 50,966

Employed (2021) 16,485

Unemployed (February 2022) 2,431

Labor cost structure

Average salary in Ruma (December, 2021)

NET Salary 556
Personal Income Tax 10.00% 61
Contributions (Employee) 19.9% 153
GROSS Salary 770
Contributions (Employer) 16.65% 124
TOTAL Cost 894

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

School Profile #students #graduates
Gymnasium General 198 42
Humanities & languages 206 52
Specialized Economics 164 59
Finance 100 28
Hospitality 80 29
Textile 60 22
Agricultural Horticulture 8 8
Enviromental protection 44 17
Agricultural tehnician 38 11
Veterinarian 91 23
Tehnical Computer Systems 61 12
Motor vehicles 57 10
Electricians/Car mechanics 93 35
Electro-energy automatics 12 12
Electro-energy computers 97 14

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
  • Cows 1,207
  • Sows 5,305
  • Sheep 5,962
  • Goats 1,783
  • Pigs 61,310
  • Poultry 224,758
  • Broilers 146,000
  • Hens 42,789
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 (Calzedonia)– swimwear (Italy/Croatia)

    - Falc East - children’s footwear (Italy)

    - Selia (Insert) - footwear (Serbia)

    - Dag-Co – leather (Serbia)

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

    - HealthCare Europe – memory foam (China)

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

Automotive Components

Main advantages:

  • Increasingly becoming destination for automotive components companies
  • Excellent geographical position
  • Technical high-school – supplying the companies with highly-skilled workforce
  • Great potential for export-oriented production due to FTAs and favorable logistics position
  • A number of successful foreign companies:
  • - Albon - manufacture of turbines, electric motors, generators (UK)

    - Mitas - Trelleborg - production of agricultural pneumatics (Sweden)

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

Top 10 Employers in Ruma

Company Sector Country #Employees
HUTCHINSON Rubber France 841
HEALTHCARE EUROPE Memo foam production China 1100
MITAS - TRELLEBORG Leather Sweden 580
SELIA (INSERT) Textille Serbia 200
CALZEDONIA Textile Italy 225
DAG-CO Leather Serbia 355
CABLEX Automotive Slovenia 320
FALC EAST Textille Italy 265
ALBON Automotive UK 255
LUXURY TANNERY Leather France 184
CG FOODS Food industry Nepal 227
Edited on 02/03/2022

Greenfield locations in Ruma

Location 1

Industrial zone Rumska petlja

Land size: 238 ha

Land size: 153 ha

Land purpose: industrial

Ownership: municipal

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

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

Existing companies:

- HealthCare Europe

- CG Food Europe (Wai Wai)

- Rumekon doo

- Gresto

- Srbija autoput

For sale & lease

Industrial zone Rumska petlja
Rumska petlja - 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

Incentives & Fees in Ruma

EUR 1,688 per every new created job

up to 30% Land Development Fee for projects with significant development impact / municipal council approval needed discount for lump-sum payment

0% Land Development Fee for production & warehouse facilities

% Land purchase & Lease Discount for investments that create employments *land price discount, depending on the number of new employees – prices from EUR 9.3 per m2

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

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Your partner in Ruma

Department for local economic development

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