Vršac

City of Vršac

Vrsac is a city located in the Banat region, in the Vojvodina province of Serbia. It is part of the South Banat District. It is situated 85 km north-east of Belgrade, on the edge of the Pannonian plain, 14 km away from the Romanian border. The town lies on the international road Belgrade-Timisoara. Municipality includes the settlement of Vrsac and 23 villages.

Vršac mapa

TOP 5 REASONS TO INVEST IN VRŠAC

  • Favorable geostrategic position
  • Developed road and utility infrastructure
  • Skilled and competitive labor pool
  • Multiculturalism and multiliqualism
  • High quality of life

Vršac Logistics

Vrsac total area: 800 km²

Distance from borders:

  • HUN - 250 km
  • CRO - 220 km
  • ROM - 14 km
  • BUL - 200 km
  • B&H - 210 km

Distance from highway:

  • E-75 - 84 km

Distance from airport:

  • Belgrade - 110 km
  • Osijek - 256 km
  • Timisoara - 88 km
Logistics

Energy potential in Vršac

GAS
  • Municipality is gasified: 85%
  • Local pipeline lenght: 198,040 km
  • Presure on main pipeline 8 bar
  • Presure on local pipeline 4 bar
BIOMASS
  • Total land: 81,000 ha
  • Agricultural land: 62,323 ha
  • Arable land: 57,707 ha
  • Most common crops: maize, wheat, sunflower
ELECTRICITY
  • No. of distribution substations: 240
  • Total power (kVA): 52,000
  • Total network length (km): 720
  • Available capacities (kVA): 115,000
WIND

Average speed 2-7 m/s at 100 m

SOLAR
Insolation 86 days p.a. 2,200 hrs

Infrastructure in Vršac

ROADS

Highway E-70 lenght: 28 km

Regional road network: 18 km

  • Vrsac - Straza

Local road network: 94 km

WATERWAY

River Karas & Moravica lenght: 61 km

- Port in Vlajkovac distance 8 km

Canal network for drainage: 864 m²

Irrigation/drainage system network: 1,350 ha

RAILWAY

Railway network length: 63 km

  • Beograd-Vrsac-Vatin (33 km)
  • Zrenjanin-Vrsac-Bela Crkva (30 km)

Axial pressure: 20 t

SEWAGE

Sewage system: 95%

Sewage network: 120 km

Population, education and labor cost in Vršac

Number of inhabitants 52,026

Employed (2020) 14,487

Unemployed (July 2021) 3,553

Labor cost structure

Average salary in Vršac (August, 2018)

NET Salary 438
Personal Income Tax 10.00% 48
Contributions (Emploeyee) 19.9% 121
GROSS Salary 607
Contributions (Employer) 17.9% 109
TOTAL Cost 782

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
Average Salary for Production sector in Vojvodina, November 2017

NET: € 398

GROSS: € 499

TOTAL COST: € 550

Average salary (total cost) for 2017 €648

Education

High Schools

School Profile #students #graduates
Gymnasium Science-Mathematics 192 45
Humanities 218 50
General (Romanian) 82 12
Industrial Pharmaceutical 111 28
Chemical & Medical Pharmacy 132 36
Environmental Protrection 88 17
Nurching Tech 135 37
Agriculture Agricultural Tech 91 26
Food-Tech 73 16
Tourism 119 29
Baker 41 9
Culinary 80 24
Butcher 8 8
Specialized Electrotech - Automatics 74 24
Mechanical Tech- Computer Engineering 81 /
Mechanical Tech for Motor Vehicles 75 26
Electro-mechanics - AC Equipment 55 22
Electrotech- Energy 27 /
Computer Management Technician 22 /
Gas & Pneumatics Mechanic 14 /
Economics 96 32
Finance 93 33

College

Program #students
Business 200
SMATSA Aviation Academy 116

Key sectors in Vršac

Pharmaceutical

Pharmaceutical

The center of pharmaceutical industry

  • Well established industry with history of good results- over 50 years of practice
  • Know-how & rich experience from the past
  • Number of employed workforce in the sector- 2,500
  • Easy access to qualified talent pool- existence of specialized educational programs related to pharmaceutical industry
  • Number of companies serving the pharmaceutical industry with primary packaging materials (aluminium foils & plastic films)-
  • Palladio Group, Lamp East
  • Most prominent & large companies presence: Hemofarm Stada, Fresenius Medical Care
Agribusiness

Agribusiness

Enduring tradition in confectionery

  • 62,323 ha of agricultural land
  • 2,853 registered agricultural producers
  • Prevailing rural areas providing favorable setting for agribusiness capacities development- processing sector
  • Long-standing tradition in confectionery dating back to 1894
  • Developed network of potential raw material suppliers
  • High export share
  • National companies: Swisslion Takovo, Bambi Banat
Wine

Wine

Tradition in grape cultivation

  • Wine growing tradition dating back to ancient Rome
  • One of the most important agricultural aspects
  • Exceptional geographical, climate & pedological conditions
  • 2,100 ha under vineyards
  • Cultivation of indigenous grape varieties
  • Large number of small wineries
  • Vrsacki vinogradi- wine plantations spreading over 1,700 ha (undergone bankruptcy)
  • Great results in cultivation of recognized wine grape varieties: Italian Riesling, Rhenish Riesling, Chardonnay, Souvignon

Top 3 Employers in Vršac

Company Sector Country #Employees
HEMOFARM STADA Pharmaceutical Germany 1,571
FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE Pharmaceutical Germany 900
SWISSLION TAKOVO Agribusiness Serbia 589

Greenfield locations in Vršac

Location 1

Road Vrsac-Zrenjanin

Land size: 9,634 m² of agricultural land

Ownership: Private

Infrastructure: electricity, water, gas

For sale and lease

Road Vrsac-Zrenjanin
Uljma settlement

Location 2

Uljma settlement

Land size: 155,343 m²

Ownership: Municipal

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

For sale and lease

Location 3

Road Vrsac-Pancevo-Beograd

Land size: 16,000 m²

Ownership: Private

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

For sale

Road Vrsac-Pancevo-Beograd
Technology Park

Location 4

Technology Park

Land size:

Free parcel 1.58 ha

(0.85+0.25+0.47)

Ownership: City of Vrsac

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

For sale

Location 5

Eurocons Logistic Center

Land size: 32,144 m2

Available land for new investor 16,000 m2

Facilities: 4,728 m2

warehouse with racks 2,000 m2

ground warehouse 1,200 m2

production facilities 1,500 m2

workshop 160 m2

guard house 100 m2

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

Ownership: private

For sale and lease

Eurocons Logistic Center

Location 6

Industrial zone Sever

Land size: 2,895 ha m²

Ownership: City of Vrsac

Infrastructure: none

Location 7

Techology park Jarak

Land size: 11.74 ha

Ownership: City of Vrsac

Infrastructure: none

Location 8

Lajkovac Port – third component of intermodal terminal

Land size: 215.24 ha

Ownership: Municipal local office Vlajkovac

Infrastructure: none

Location 9

Technology park Vrsac free parcel

Land size: 20.27 ha

Ownership: Public property „2.oktobar“

Infrastructure: none

Location 9

SRPC Exit

Free parcel: 10 ha ha

Ownership:City of vrsac

Infrastructure: none

Greenfield and Brownfield Locations in Vrsac

Location 1

Eurocons Investment Location

Land size: 11,000 m²

Office building with parking: 300 m²

Ownership: private

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

For sale and lease

 Eurocons Investment Location

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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Contact Us

City Office

Aleksandar Cirin – Head of the Local Economic Development Office

Phone: +381 13 800 561; +381 60 80 70 202

Email: acirin@vrsac.org.rs