Senta

Municipality of Senta

Senta is a town and municipality on the bank of the Tisa river in the Vojvodina province, Serbia. Although geographically located in Bačka, it is part of the North Banat District.

Senta mapa

TOP 5 REASONS TO INVEST IN SENTA

  • Proven record of attracting FDI - investors from 9 countries
  • Waterway with river port - capacity 1 mil t & warehouse 18,000 m²
  • Re-trainable unemployment pool - various programs available
  • Existence of water purifiers - 1 municipal & 2 private
  • Four investment projects in pipeline - to be realized in the next 2 years

Senta Logistics

Distance from borders:

  • HUN - 42 km
  • CRO - 103 km
  • ROM - 20 km
  • BUL - 482 km
  • B&H - 217 km

Distance from highway:

  • E-75 - 34 km
  • E-70 - 175 km

Distance from airport:

  • Belgrade - 174 km
  • Osijek - 143 km
  • Budapest - 218 km
Logistics

Energy potential in Senta

GAS
  • Municipality is gasified: 100 million
  • Local pipeline lenght: 60 km
  • Presure on main pipeline 6 bar
  • Presure on local pipeline 1 bar - 60 km length
BIOMASS
  • Total land: 29,340 ha
  • Agricultural land: 26,516 ha
  • Arable land: 25,556 ha
  • Most common crops: malze (65%), wheat (15%), sugar beet (7%), alfaalfa (5%), sunflower (3%), other (5%)
  • *In progress: construction of the cogeneration plant on biomass with excess heat energy
ELECTRICITY
  • No. of distribution substations: 115
  • - Electro distribution ownership: 67

    - Private ownership: 20

  • Total power (kVA): 27,080 + 2,000
  • Total network length (km): 363 km + 30
  • Energy supplied in 2013: 119,213 MWh
  • Available capacities: 35,000 kVA
GEOTHERMAL
50°C temperature at 1,120 m

Infrastructure in Senta

ROADS

Regional road network: 44 km

- Connecting Croatia-Romania border

Local road network: 25 km

OPTICAL CABLE

Cable length: 30 km

- Developed cables in the industrial zone

WATERWAY

River Tisza length: 12,7 km

- Port in Senta - distance 18km

  • located in industrial zone, the annual transfer capacity of cca. 1.5 mil t of various goods
  • 2 reloading locations with capacity up to 1,800 t
  • public warehouses and public indoor and outdoor storage with capacity of over 18,000m²

Canal network length: 132 km

RAILWAY

Railway network length: 84 km

  • Subotica-Senta-Coka- Novo Milosevo
  • Railroad track in the industrial zone
  • Road and railorad bridge on the Tisza river

Axial pressure: 16-20 t

SEWAGE

Sewage system capacity: 17,000 ES

Sewage network: 88 km

3 waste water treatment plants

- 2 private, and 1 city plant capacity 17,000 ES

main collector is in industrial zone, lenght 1,000m

Population, education and labor cost in Senta

Number of inhabitants 21,376

Employed (2021) 5,775

Unemployed (February 2022) 1,025

Labor cost structure

Average salary in Senta (December 2021)

NET Salary 546
Personal Income Tax 10.00% 59
Contributions (Emploeyee) 19.9% 150
GROSS Salary 756
Contributions (Employer) 16.15% 122
TOTAL Cost 878

From July 1st, 2014, until December 31st 2019, 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
Special Talent Gymnasium Mathematics 70 16
Fine Arts 79 21
Gymnasium General 204 48
Social-Linguistics 99 22
Science-Mathematics 31 21
Economics & Commerce Finance Admin 101 24
Business Admin 133 37
Commercialist 54 0
Salesman 28 14
Medicine Pharmacy 81 25
Nursing 232 58
Health caring 7 0

Key sectors in Senta

Agribusiness

Agribusiness

Main advantages:

  • 25,500 ha of agricultural land – 97% of total land area
  • cereal & industrial plant crops – cca. 24,000 ha
  • vegetable crops – 280 ha
  • fruit crops – 380 ha
  • grape crops - 160 ha
  • medicinal herbs & other 1,100 ha
  • Well-developed processing industry: sugar processing, milling, tobacco, etc.
  • Storage capacity for grains
  • Municipality projects - irrigation network
  • 132,204 m lenght of drainage & irrigation network with the possibility of extending the canal network
Meat & Dairy

Meat & Dairy

Main advantages:

  • Majority of local population lives in rural areas
  • Possibility of organizing cooperative livestock farming
  • The biggest pig farm has 5,000 pigs
  • 4 milking cow farms (milk producers without milk processing plant)
  • Tradition in milk production
  • Presence of high-quality Animal Feed producers in the region
Fruit Vegetable

Fruit Vegetable

Main advantages:

  • Highest number of local inhabitants engaged in agriculture
  • More than 500 registered local farmers
  • Outstanding quality and easy-access to resource base benefits fruit & vegetable processing sector establishment
Automotive Components

Automotive Components

Main advantages:

  • Know-how & rich experience from the past
  • Long tradition in industrial production
  • Qualified workforce eager to expand their competencies
  • Available relevant training programs in municipality
  • Existing foreign investors & successful companies: Mecafor, Tisza-Automotive doo, Rasco-Tamp
  • Local supplier network
  • Investment opportunities: Existence of suitable Brownfield & Greenfield locations
Wellness Tourism

Wellness Tourism

Main advantages:

  • Potential for thermal spa center development - thermal water study analysis performed:
    belongs to the category of mineral, calcium-magnesium-hydrocarbon, sulfuric hyper-thermal water. Indications: musculoskeletal system diseases, neurological diseases; gynecological diseases
  • Thermal borehole with 50° C temperature
  • Health Centers (Hospitals) in the city of Senta
  • Sport center with all accompanying contents (jacuzzi, sauna, gym, ect.)
  • Open sport facilities (tennis courts, athletic stadium, football stadium, bowling alley, swimming pools)
  • Easy access to qualified workforce – medical high-school
  • Investment opportunities: Spa centers development
    currently just 178 beds cannot accommodate demand

Top 10 Employers in Senta

Company Sector Country #Employees
TISZA AUTOMOTIVE DOO Automotive components Hungary 400
SENTA PROMET AD Trade Serbia 369
JTI AD Tobacco Japan 316
ZITOPROMET-MLIN AD Agribusiness Serbia 214
BIOSPRINGER Agribusiness France 200
FAS SHOES SERBIA DOO Footwear Switzerland 94
EXTRAFORM DOO Furniture Serbia 78
RASCO-TAMP Metal processing Croatia 54
SEVERTRANS SENTA Passenger Transport Serbia 45
ELMETAL DOO Metal Processing Serbia 43

Greenfield locations in Senta

Location 1

Industrial Zone - South

Land size: 60,866 m²

Ownership: municipality

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

For sale & lease

Industrial Zone South

  • Port on river Tisza – in 200 m distance
  • Industrial railway track
  • Electricity substation
  • Customs & freight office
Industrial Zone - South
Industrial Zone - South

Location 2

Industrial Zone - South

Land size: 28.383 m²

Ownership: municipality

Infrastructure: electricity, water, sewage, optical cable

For sale and lease

Location 3

Industrial Zone - South

Land size: 15,258 m²

Ownership: municipality

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

For sale & lease

Industrial Zone - South
Industrial Zone - South

Location 4

Industrial Zone - South

Land size: 7,001 m²

Ownership: municipality

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

For sale & lease

And many more greenfield locations in the Industrial Zone - South

Location 5

Industrial Zone - South

Land size: 4,805 m²

Ownership: municipality

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

For sale & lease

Industrial Zone - South
Industrial Zone - South

Location 6

Industrial Zone - South

Land size: 7,110 m²

Ownership: municipality

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

For sale & lease

Location 7

Industrial Zone - South

Land size: 5, 178 m²

Ownership: municipality

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

For sale & lease

Industrial Zone - South
Industrial Zone - South

Location 8

Industrial Zone - South

Land size: 8,534 m²

Ownership: municipality

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

For sale & lease

Location 9

Industrial Zone - South

Land size:77.584 m²

Ownership: municipality

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

For sale

Industrial Zone - South
Industrial Zone - South

Location 10

Industrial Zone - South

Land size: 28.383 m²

Ownership: municipality

Infrastructure: electricity, water, sewage, optical cable

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

Incentives and Fees in Senta

Communal Fee

0% for company name display on office buildings for the first year of doing busines

Local action program for employment

in the form of public work and intership programs to acguire practical knowledge with a private employer

Success Stories in Senta

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Municipality Office

Local Economic Development Department

Arpad Macko

Phone: +381 24 655 461; +381 64 872 25 348

Email: investinsenta@zenta-senta.co.rs; naplata@zenta-senta.co.rs