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General info

Location: Southeast Europe

Area: 762 km2

Population: 51.727

GDP 2013: 482

GDP per capita (u EUR) 2013: 3.783

Currency: BAM

Exchange rate (related to EUR): 1EUR = 1,95583 KM

PDV: 17%

Income tax: 10%

Unemployment rate: 22%

Vision of development of Gradiska municipality

On social, economical and regional map Gradiska will be recognizable as an attractive business location with competitive work force, as a place where new values are created faster than anywhere else, where return of investment is being provided and as an entrepreneurial local community with ecollogicaly preserved environment where the majority of population is actively involved in creation of european standards of living.

Agricultural sector

Over 65% of arable land
Lijevce polje - source of food - the biggest food manufacturer in BiH
Long tradition of producing fruits and vegetables 
Producing over 50.000 tones of fruit and 50.000 tones of vegetables per year
Good climate conditions 
Over 100 agricultural producers
More than 4000 farms
Export to EU and Russia 

Wood processing sector 

28% of territory consists of forest land 
Long tradition of wood processing and furniture manufacturing
Available work force
59 companies and business entities
Export for EU countries

Metal sector

Export oriented
Low prices of electrical energy - 0,0876 E/kWh
Low prices of work force - average 680 E (bruto)
More than 36 companies and business subjects
Export to countries of EU and countries of Souteast Europe

Economic structure

The economy of the municipality Gradiška significantly started to develop in the second half of the twentieth century, first in agriculture and then in other economic activities. The rapid development of agriculture was based on natural resources and the application of modern means and agricultural practices in agriculture, the construction of modern farms and amending breed composition in livestock production, as well as the raising of modern fruit orchards.


This website is made possible by the support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida). The contents of the website are sole responsibility of the Municipality of Gradiska and do not necessarily reflect the views of USAID, Sida or United States or Swedish Governments.