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walmart is learning that even if you're the world's largest retailer you can't always make things happen at will retailer used to bullying suppliers to keep prices low fort shoppers pledging to spend two hundred and fifty billion dollars for completely made in america products by twenty twenty three but this running into a problem says voters reporter nick carry anyone looking for a one hundred percent made in america product it it's it's not as easy to get there as you might think because there are many different parts and some ponds just aren't made in the u. s. yet and it's going to take awhile for that infrastructure to come back , walmart is requiring that the product not just be assembled in america but the raw materials also come from america and that is proving to be quite difficult was one company that we are told to a brush maker i who went in to pitch to a to walmart and it turned out that their products and that they will materials what we're imported and data when i talked to this manufacturer said well can't we used to get a word from our new hampshire and that company went out of business and then we got from ohio and then that company went out of business and then we go for it from oregon and they stopped a are production because it they they can compete with the chinese there is however you really made in america revival going on thanks to a spike in chinese wages along with cheaper transportation and supply chain costs for doing business closer to home u. s. companies stand a chance to better compete , and with walmart throwing a quarter of a trillion dollars they away that could help even more that is if they can meet wal marts correct demands as usual