The two-year trade dispute between Mexico and the United States over trucking regulations has been resolved, opening the way for the removal of tariffs on numerous agricutlural items.
The disagreement centered around the U.S. cancelation of a pilot program that allowed Meixcan trucks to operate in the United States.
Mexical retaliated by imposing tariffs on 89 items.
The tariff on table grapes, for example, went from 0 to 45 percent, according to a news release.
In 2008, for example, table grape exports to Mexico amounted to more than $61 million.
By 2009, exports had dropped to just $16 million.
Volume decreased from nearlly 5.8 million 19-pound-box equivalents in 2008 to 1.7 million in 2009.