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Blog: 01/06/23

Semiconductor Industry is Committed to Combatting Illicit Chip Diversion

by Semiconductor Industry Association

As the devastating war in Ukraine continues, the U.S. semiconductor industry remains committed to fully complying with all export control regulations issued by the U.S. and allied partner nations to impede Russian aggression. The U.S. government and its partners have targeted the Russian defense industry’s reliance on imported microelectronics by issuing new sanctions and export […]

Press Release: 12/21/22

SIA Applauds Increased Funding for Research, Workforce Development in Year-End Funding Package

WASHINGTON—Dec. 21, 2022—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released the following statement from David Isaacs, SIA vice president of government affairs, regarding the inclusion of additional funding for key research agencies in the fiscal year 2023 (FY2023) Omnibus. SIA represents 99% of the U.S. semiconductor industry by revenue and nearly two-thirds of non-U.S. chip firms. […]

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Press Release: 11/18/22

Silicon Labs CEO Matt Johnson Elected Chair of Semiconductor Industry Association

Texas Instruments CEO Rich Templeton elected SIA Vice Chair San Jose, Calif., Nov. 18, 2022—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced Silicon Labs President and CEO Matt Johnson has been elected Chair of the SIA Board of Directors and Texas Instruments Chairman, President, and CEO Rich Templeton has been elected Vice Chair. SIA represents 99% […]

Press Release: 09/29/22

SIA Applauds Appointment of Industry Leaders to Advise Commerce Department on CHIPS R&D Implementation

Industrial Advisory Committee is comprised of 24 industry reps from across the semiconductor ecosystem WASHINGTON—Sept. 29, 2022—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released the following statement from President and CEO John Neuffer commending the U.S. Commerce Department’s appointment of an Industrial Advisory Committee (IAC) to provide guidance to the Secretary of Commerce on a range […]

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Press Release: 07/19/22

SIA Applauds Senate Advancing CHIPS Act

Bill would provide $52 billion for semiconductor manufacturing incentives and research investments, also includes investment tax credit for chip manufacturing WASHINGTON—July 19, 2022—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) released the following statement from President and CEO John Neuffer applauding Senate action today to advance the CHIPS Act (H.R. 4346), legislation that would provide $52 billion for […]

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Press Release: 05/26/22

SIA Applauds Launch of Indo-Pacific Economic Framework

WASHINGTON—May 26, 2022—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released the following statement from President and CEO John Neuffer regarding President Biden’s recent announcement that he is launching the administration’s Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF). IPEF aims to define shared objectives around trade facilitation, standards for the digital economy and technology, supply chain resiliency, decarbonization and clean […]

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Press Release: 03/01/22

SIA Echoes President Biden’s Call for Enactment of Investments in Semiconductor Technology

House and Senate must reach agreement on competitiveness legislation containing $52 billion in CHIPS Act investments and send to the president’s desk to be signed into law; SIA also calls for enactment of an investment tax credit for semiconductor manufacturing and design  WASHINGTON—March 1, 2022—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released the following statement from […]

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Press Release: 02/24/22

SIA Statement on Sanctions on Russia

WASHINGTON—Feb. 24, 2022—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) released the following statement from SIA President and CEO John Neuffer regarding new export control rules announced today in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. “The U.S. semiconductor industry is fully committed to complying with the new export control rules announced today in response to the deeply disturbing events […]

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Blog: 01/10/22

China’s Share of Global Chip Sales Now Surpasses Taiwan’s, Closing in on Europe’s and Japan’s

by Semiconductor Industry Association

Global chip sales from Chinese companies are on the rise, largely due to increasing U.S.-China tensions and a whole-of-nation effort to advance China’s chip sector, including government subsidies, procurement preferences, and other preferential policies. Just five years ago, China’s semiconductor device sales were $13 billion, accounting for only 3.8% of global chip sales. In 2020, […]

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Press Release: 01/03/22

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 23.5% Year-to-Year in November; Industry Establishes Annual Record for Number of Semiconductors Sold

Global sales increase 1.5% month-to-month in November WASHINGTON—Jan. 3, 2022—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced global semiconductor industry sales were $49.7 billion in the month of November 2021, an increase of 23.5% over the November 2020 total of $40.2 billion and 1.5% more than the October 2021 total of $49.0 billion. The cumulative annual […]

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Press Release: 12/09/21

SIA Statement on Meeting with U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen

WASHINGTON—December 9, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) released the following statement from SIA President and CEO John Neuffer following a meeting yesterday between U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen and the CEOs and senior executives on the SIA board of directors. Secretary Yellen’s readout of the meeting is available here. “We greatly appreciated meeting […]

Blog: 12/08/21

SIA Urges Elimination of Harmful Section 301 Tariffs

by Jennifer Meng, Senior Global Policy Manager

by Jimmy Goodrich, Vice President, Global Policy

SIA on Dec. 1 submitted comments to the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) urging the elimination of harmful semiconductor tariffs that are exacerbating the ongoing chip shortage and slowing our economy. As SIA explained in the submission, Section 301 tariffs on semiconductors and associated products are contributing to the current global chip […]

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