WASHINGTON — Made in America is undoubtedly a growing movement, but there are caveats.
The U.S. textile industry is bullish on the resurgence of Made in America and continued growth in exports to the Western Hemisphere this year, but there is concern over a lack of capacity in apparel manufacturing, notably to join in with Wal-Mart’s Made in the USA program. Executives are also keeping an eye on a looming trade deal with the Asia-Pacific region and fighting to ensure it does not undercut the gains they have made in the past few years.
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