Entering the international market is the most important business venture of Delta Holding this year. In the first half of 2017 the construction of InterContinental Hotel in Ljubljana was completed (the investment is worth 50 million Euros, while the hotel will begin operating in August) and the construction of Delta Planet shopping mall in Banjaluka started (the investment is worth 70 million Euros and the opening is scheduled in autumn 2018). By the end of the year new projects are going to be initiated in the EU countries and the region.
In the first six months of this year the revenues of Delta Holding amounted to 30 billion dinars, which is by 13% more in comparison to the same period last year. The largest participation in the Holding revenues (over 50%) was realized by Delta Agrar and Delta Distribution. Since the beginning of the year Delta has paid the taxes worth 6 billion dinars to the budget of the Republic of Serbia.
The companies within Delta Holding are recording increasing revenues and expansion of their product portfolios:
Delta Agrar has invested 10 million Euros in improving and expanding its business. Record results have been achieved in several fields: at Delta Agrar estates there were 18.9 piglets per sow while the absolute record was set by the sow which gave birth to 34 piglets. The yield of seed barley was 9.3 t/ha while the yield of wheat reached 10.5 t/ha. Only in May the exports were worth 13 million Euros. The total imports of Delta Agrar for this period are 45 million Euros. Delta Agrar began breeding sheep at the farm in Zaječar. Moreover, the company is also expanding fruit production and assortment.
Crowne Plaza Hotel realized 52,484 night stays and the total revenue of 6,186,074 Euros.
Delta Motors sold by 26% more vehicles than last year. It won the award for introducing electric vehicles in the Serbian market as well as BMW Presidents Award, the most prestigious award of BMW Auto Group granted for business results.
Delta Transport System recorded by 27% higher revenues in comparison to last year, as well as more than 150 new clients.
Mioni and FunFit factories rebranded the existing products. They also presented new products in the market – Black and Yellow soda drinks, as well as re-designed Aqua Gala water.
In order to realize all initiated and planned projects successfully, this year Delta Holding opened a job advertisement for the sixth generation of Young Leaders earlier than usual, in May. Almost 2,000 people applied for the advertisement under the slogan “Emergency Job Advertisement for Outstanding People” and in September 30 selected applicants will begin their career in Delta.
Apart from excellent financial results, the Company also won the national award for corporate responsibility and presented its 8th Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability Report. In the first six months of this year the Company invested 337,000 Euros in the social community development.