Municipality of Sečanj

Secanj is a village and municipality located in the Central Banat District of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina, Serbia. The Sečanj municipality includes the town of Jasa Tomic and the following villages: Secanj, Banatska Dubica, Boka, Busenje, Jarkovac, Konak, Krajišnik, Neuzina, Sutjeska, Surjan.

Sečanj mapa


  • Ample resource base
  • Excellent geostrategic position: EU border (Romania) proximity
  • Skilled workforce at competitive cost
  • Industrial Zone
  • Efficient, business-friendly administration

Sečanj Logistics

SECANJ – Total Area: 523 km²

Distance from borders:

  • HUN - 200 km
  • CRO - 120 km
  • ROM - 2 km
  • BUL - 320 km
  • B&H - 160 km

Distance from highway:

  • E-75 - 80 km
  • E-70 - 60 km

Distance from airport:

  • Belgrade - 90 km
  • Osijek - 159 km
  • Timisoara - 59 km

Energy potential in Sečanj

  • Municipality is gasified: 99,5%
  • Local pipeline lenght: 241 km
  • Presure on main pipeline >16 bar
  • Presure on local pipeline <16 bar
  • Total land: 52,300 ha
  • Agricultural land: 37,817 ha
  • Arable land: 35,748 ha
  • Most common crops: wheat, maize, sunflower, soy, barley
  • No. of distribution substations: 121
  • Total power (kVA): 107,490
  • Total network length (km): 183

Average speed 10-50 m/s

Number of boreholes18
74 °C temperatureat 1,223 m
78 °C temperatureat 1,296 m
74 °C temperatureat 1,219 m
Insolation 67 days p.a.2,011 hrs

Infrastructure in Sečanj


Regional road network: 58 km

- Zrenjanin-Secanj-Plandiste-Vrsac-State border

Local road network: 18 km

  • Boka-Surjan
  • Jarkovac-Banatska Dubica
  • Jasa Tomic-Busenje

River Tamis lenght: 38 km

- Port in Novi Sad distance 80 km

Canal network for drainage: 5,625 ha

Irrigation/drainage system network: 4,000 ha


Railway network length: 35 km

  • Zrenjanin-Secanj-Vrsac-Bela Crkva

Axial pressure: 16 t


Sewage system: 2%

Sewage network: 26 km

Population, education and labor cost in Sečanj

Number of inhabitants 13,267

Employed (2020) 2,108

Unemployed (July 2021) 1,512

Labor cost structure

Average salary in Sečanj (March, 2020)

NET Salary421
Personal Income Tax10.00%44
Contributions (Employee)19.9%116
GROSS Salary581
Contributions (Employer)16.65%97
TOTAL Cost677

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
Average Salary for Production sector in Vojvodina, November 2017

NET: € 398

GROSS: € 550


Average salary (total cost) for 2017 €476


High Schools

High school Vuk KaradzicGymnasium - General7314
Car mechanics
Mechanic of agricultural machinery

Only 36 km to Zrenjanin where all high school profiles are available.

Key sectors in Sečanj



35,748 ha of arable land

  • Abundant premium quality agricultural land- chernozem
  • 2,401 of registered individual farms engaged in agriculture
  • Most common vegetable crops- 425 ha - peas, sweet corn, green beans, potato
  • Developed local suppliers network
  • Potential for irrigation system network expansion
  • Access to qualified workforce- Agricultural high school in Zrenjanin


Expansion potential

Meat & Dairy:

  • Livestock breeding has a significant development potential
  • Pastures spreading over 8,534 ha, meadows 1,948 ha
  • Total number of registered farmers for livestock breeding - 1,791
  • Tradition in milk production
  • Number of pig farms with further growth potential: Massagrar d.o.o. (22,000 fatlings per year), Grmec d.o.o. (5,000 fatlings per year)


Excellent conditions for Spa center

  • Geothermal resources- 18 boreholes
  • Completed Study of possibilities for exploration and multipurpose use of thermomineral resources in Secanj municipality
  • Characteristics: iodine, chloride, hydrogen carbonate, strontium, fluor, lithium, bromine, barium- all of significant balneotherapy importance
  • Hunting tourism- hunting grounds spreading over 52,220 ha
  • Big & small game- roe, wild boar, deer, pheasant, rabbit
  • 10 hunting associations
  • Great number of fishing areas- River Tamis, Brzava, DTD Canal
  • Diverse fish species: pike, carp, perch, catfish
  • 5 fishponds


Further development potential

  • Longstanding tradition in the field of metal processing and automotive components industry
  • 590 workers were employed in metal processing sector in the past
  • Available skilled workforce ready to meet the needs and expectations of high-quality seeking investors
  • existence of diverse high-school programs in Zrenjanin- only 36 km distance
  • Great potential for export-oriented production

Top 10 Employers in Sečanj

PRP SVETI NIKOLAAgribusinessSerbia150
FRIGLOFruit and vegetable processingSerbia76
BMB SOCKSTextilleSerbia78
PP GRANICARAgribusinessSerbia52
PP RATARAgribusinessSerbia23
GIOVANI NORDTextilleSerbia33
MASSAGRARMeat & DairySerbia50
PP BORACAgribusinessSerbia35

Greenfield locations in Sečanj

Location 1

Industrial Zone- Jasa Tomic

Land size: 43 ha

Located in the North-West area of the municipality

Access to road (Krajisnik-Jasa Tomic)

Detailed regulation plan is adopted

No infrastructure

*Ready project documentation for infrastructure construction (water, sewage)

Ownership: Municipal

For sale and lease

Industrial Zone- Jasa Tomic
Industrial Zone- Secanj

Location 2

Industrial Zone- Secanj

Land size: 451,200 m²

Available: 134,512 m²

Located in the North-West area of the municipality

Railway Zrenjanin-Secanj-Vrsac-Bela Crkva proximity

Detailed regulation plan is adopted

* no infrastructure

Ownership: Municipal

For sale and 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

Success Stories in Sečanj


Your partner in Sečanj

Municipality Office

Radomir Kovacevic – Urban Planning Department

Phone: +381 23 842 066; +381 69 80 23 411


Dejana Milosevic – Department of Economy

Phone: +381 23 842 066; +381 69 80 23 414