With the population of 144,206 and 4,226 enterprises, the city of Leskovac is a regional economic center and strategic point of free trade with the countries of Southeast Europe, the members of CEFTA and EU. The city is well connected logistically - the Pan-European Corridor 10 (the highway E75) passes through Leskovac and international railway Budapest - Belgrade - Nis - Skopje - Athens. Distance from the international airport in Nis is 45 km.Leskovac has a long tradition of entrepreneurial and dynamic SME sector, and the most developed sectors of the economy are the textile, chemical, food and wood processing. Thanks to the developed system of secondary and higher education and significant human resources, the city can offer a qualitative workforce at an extremely competitive price. Schools and faculties:  Faculty of Technology, College of vocational studies, Textile College of vocational studies, vocational high schools in the areas of agriculture, textile, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, transport, medicine, industry, chemistry, trade and catering, grammar schools


Highway (Corridor X): Direct access to the highway E-75 Main roads: M-9 (connection with Bulgaria) railway line (Corridor X): Direct access to the section of Corridor X E-85 (Salzburg-Belgrade-Leskovac-Skopje-Thessaloniki) Ports: Port Beograd - distance 279 km  Airports: Airport in Belgrade - distance 288 km, the airport in Nis - distance 47 km, airports in Skopje and Sofia - distance 150 km.