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Press Release: 10/04/23

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 1.9% Month-to-Month in August

August increase marks sixth consecutive month of month-to-month market growth; worldwide chip sales down 6.8% year-to-year  WASHINGTON—Oct. 4, 2023—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced global semiconductor industry sales totaled $44.0 billion during the month of August 2023, an increase of 1.9% compared to the July 2023 total of $43.2 billion but 6.8% less than […]

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Blog: 09/26/23

SIA Urges Congress to Resolve Double Taxation Between U.S. and Taiwan

by Molly O’Leary, Director of Government Affairs

SIA President and CEO John Neuffer on Sept. 18 sent a letter to congressional leaders expressing the urgency of resolving double taxation between the U.S. and Taiwan, among other related tax matters. Despite being top trading partners, the U.S. and Taiwan lack a formal tax treaty to resolve taxation issues between the two jurisdictions. The […]

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Press Release: 09/26/23

Medtronic CEO Geoff Martha to be Keynote Presenter at 2023 SIA Awards Dinner

Martha to offer perspectives on future of medical technology at Nov. 16 event in San Jose  WASHINGTON—Sept. 26, 2023—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced Geoff Martha, chairman and CEO of healthcare technology leader Medtronic, will be the keynote presenter at the 2023 SIA Awards Dinner on Thursday, Nov. 16 in San Jose, Calif. Martha will […]

Blog: 09/12/23

ITA-3: Ushering in a Sustainable Future for Global ICT and Economy

by John Neuffer, President and CEO

The fresh fall air in Geneva this week appears to mirror the possibilities and benefits inherent in another expansion of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Information Technology Agreement (ITA), originally launched by the WTO in 1997 to eliminate tariffs on a broad swath of tech products, from cell phones to computers. By 2015, 53 nations […]

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Press Release: 09/07/23

Micron CEO Sanjay Mehrotra to Receive Semiconductor Industry’s Top Honor

Accomplished industry leader who helped commercialize flash memory technology to accept 2023 Robert N. Noyce Award at SIA Awards Dinner on Nov. 16 WASHINGTON — Sept. 7, 2023 — The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced  Sanjay Mehrotra, president and CEO of Micron Technology, as the 2023 recipient of SIA’s highest honor, the Robert N. […]

Press Release: 09/06/23

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 2.3% Month-to-Month in July

Worldwide chip sales down 11.8% year-to-year WASHINGTON—Sept. 6, 2023—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced global semiconductor industry sales totaled $43.2 billion during the month of July 2023, an increase of 2.3% compared to the June 2023 total of $42.2 billion but 11.8% less than the July 2022 total of $49.0 billion. Monthly sales are […]

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Blog: 08/21/23

Semiconductor PFAS Consortium Concludes First Phase of Technical Research

by Alex Gordon, Policy Associate

by David Isaacs, Vice President, Government Affairs

Following 18 months of research, surveys, working group meetings, and technical review, the Semiconductor PFAS Consortium published its tenth and final white paper on the uses of PFAS in the semiconductor industry. The papers identify the essential performance attributes of different PFAS chemistries in various applications in the semiconductor manufacturing process and semiconductor manufacturing equipment […]

Environment, Health & Safety
Press Release: 08/09/23

SIA Statement on Outbound Investment Proposal

WASHINGTON—Aug. 9, 2023—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released the following statement regarding new administration actions related to outbound investment screening. “The semiconductor industry recognizes the need to protect national security, and we believe ensuring a strong and globally competitive U.S. semiconductor industry is a vital part of achieving that goal. We are assessing today’s […]

Export Control
Press Release: 08/09/23

One Year After Enactment, CHIPS & Science Act is on Path to Success; Work Remains to Maximize Impact

WASHINGTON—Aug. 9, 2023—Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) President and CEO John Neuffer today released the following statement regarding the one-year anniversary of enactment of the CHIPS and Science Act, a landmark law that provides $52 billion for semiconductor manufacturing incentives and research initiatives. “Enactment of the CHIPS and Science Act one year ago today was a […]

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Blog: 08/08/23

SIA Convenes Experts to Address Pressing Workforce Challenges

by Erik Hadland, Director of Technology Policy

As America’s semiconductor ecosystem expands in the years ahead, so too will its demand for semiconductor workers with the skills, training, and education needed in the highly innovative semiconductor industry. To address the challenges and opportunities associated with developing a skilled semiconductor workforce, SIA on July 25 convened a Workforce Development and Education Roundtable at […]

Workforce & Immigration
Press Release: 08/04/23

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 4.7% in Q2 Compared to Q1

Q2 sales down 17.3% compared to Q2 2022; worldwide sales in June increase 1.7% month-to-month WASHINGTON—Aug. 4, 2023—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors totaled $124.5 billion during the second quarter of 2023, an increase of 4.7% over the first quarter of 2023 but 17.3% less than the second quarter of […]

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Press Release: 07/28/23

SIA Applauds Senate Passage of CHIPS Permitting Legislation

WASHINGTON—July 28, 2023—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released the following statement from SIA President and CEO John Neuffer applauding Senate passage of the Building Chips in America Act (Kelly Amendment #985) as part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The amendment will maximize the impact of the CHIPS and Science Act by streamlining […]

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