Zero export duty for wheat will not affect the budget revenues, said Deputy Finance Minister Ilya Trunin.

"No, I do not see (budget losses - IF)," - he told reporters in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, responding to a question.

The government has published a decree to abolish the export duty on wheat Tuesday. According to the document, zeroing in operation since September 23, 2016 to July 1, 2018.

The rate of duty to this was 50% minus 6.5 thousand. Rubles, but not less than 10 rubles per 1 ton.

According to the Ministry of Agriculture, from 1 July to 21 September, was sent abroad 7.83 million tons of grain, which is 9% less than in the corresponding period of the previous year (8.582 million tons). Deliveries of wheat amounted to 6.588 million tons, barley - 1.075 million tonnes, maize - 136 thousand tons, other cultures -. 33 thousand tons..

According to the forecast of the Ministry of Agriculture, the export of grain in the agricultural year could reach 40 million tonnes (33.9 million tonnes last agricultural year), including 30 million tons - wheat (24.6 million tonnes).

grain market experts estimate at least 40 million tons export potential of the current agricultural year.