In modern times, jobs also get modernized. People who are ready to look forward and change with the times have the most opportunities to succeed. In modern times, people with a vision prosper. We have a vision of Serbia as a country of the greatest opportunities for all of its citizens. Together we work not only to create opportunities, but also to know how to make full use of them.
There are 14 active free zones in Serbia. These include: FZ Pirot, FZ Subotica, FZ Zrenjanin, FZ Novi Sad, FZ Kragujevac, FZ Šabac, FZ Užice, FZ Smederevo, FZ Kruševac, FZ Svilajnac, FZ Vranje, FZ Apatin, FZ Priboj and FZ Belgrade.
Free zones are part of the customs area of the Republic of Serbia or spaces found within that area and they are separated from the other parts of the customs area, in which:
- for the purpose of collection of customs duties and application of import measures of trade policy, for foreign goods, it is considered that it is not in the customs area of the Republic of Serbia, provided that it is not put in free circulation or other customs procedure or that it is not used or consumed in the free zone or free warehouse under different conditions, and not under the conditions established by customs regulations;
- measures used during exports of goods are applied to the domestic goods, in the event of storage into free zone or free warehouse, when it is stipulated by the regulations.
All types of business and industrial activities can be performed in them, including production, storage, packaging, trade, banking and insurance.
Serbia is at the door of the European Union and at the crossroads of corridors no. 10 and no. 7 on the Balkan and represents a connection between different parts of Europe. This enables companies that do business in the free zones to easily access the European Union market.
By doing business in free zones, special benefits and privileged tax regime are provided to the free zone user (exemption from VAT and customs duties for import of raw materials intended for the production of export goods, machinery, equipment and building material).
Import and export of the goods in/from the zone is unlimited. Goods imported from the zone to the domestic market are subject to the foreign goods import regime. Employers within the free zone may lease business premises, production space and warehouse under favourable conditions.