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Press Release: 08/05/19

Mid-Year Global Semiconductor Sales Down 14.5 Compared to 2018

Year-to-year sales down across all regions; 2019 Q2 sales up slightly compared to Q1   WASHINGTON—Aug. 5, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $98.2 billion during the second quarter of 2019, a small increase of 0.3 percent over the previous quarter, but 16.8 percent less than the second quarter […]

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Press Release: 07/01/19

Global Semiconductor Sales Decrease 14.6 Percent Year-to-Year in May

All regional markets down compared to last year, but global sales increase slightly on a month-to-month basis   WASHINGTON—July 1, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors were $33.1 billion in May 2019, a decrease of 14.6 percent from the May 2018 total of $38.7 billion and 1.9 percent more than […]

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Press Release: 06/29/19

SIA Statement Following Trump-Xi Meeting in Osaka

WASHINGTON—June 29, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today released the following statement from SIA president & CEO John Neuffer following the meeting between President Trump and President Xi in Osaka, Japan. “The progress made today by President Trump and President Xi in Osaka is good news […]

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Press Release: 06/28/19

Robert H. Dennard, DRAM Inventor and Scaling Pioneer, to Receive Semiconductor Industry’s Top Honor

Dennard, an IBM Fellow Emeritus, will accept 2019 Robert N. Noyce Award at SIA Award Dinner on Nov. 7 WASHINGTON—June 28, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced Dr. Robert H. Dennard, pioneer of transformational breakthroughs in semiconductor technology and IBM Fellow Emeritus, has been named the 2019 recipient of SIA’s highest honor, the Robert […]

Press Release: 06/21/19

SIA Statement on the Scope of the Addition of Huawei to the Commerce Department’s Entity List

WASHINGTON—June 21, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today released the following updated statement from President & CEO John Neuffer regarding the scope of the Commerce Department’s addition of Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. (and affiliates) to the Entity List. “SIA companies are committed to rigorous compliance with […]

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Press Release: 06/04/19

Global Semiconductor Sales Decrease 14.6 Percent Year-to-Year in April; 12 Percent Decrease in Annual Sales Projected for 2019

Industry forecast projects sales will decrease 12.1 percent in 2019, increase 5.4 percent in 2020 WASHINGTON—June 4, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors were $32.1 billion in April 2019, a decrease of 14.6 percent from the April 2018 total of $37.6 billion and 0.4 percent less than the March 2019 […]

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Press Release: 05/31/19

SIA Statement on Mounting U.S.-China Trade and Technology Tensions

WASHINGTON—May 31, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today released the following statement from President & CEO John Neuffer in response to mounting U.S.-China trade and technology tensions. “Each volley in the U.S.-China trade dispute causes semiconductor companies to wince and financial markets to wobble, while pushing […]

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Press Release: 05/24/19

Semiconductor Leaders Strike Agreement on Global Policy Agenda

World Semiconductor Council to present proposals to governments in October WASHINGTON—May 24, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today welcomed a policy agreement reached by global semiconductor industry leaders at the 23rd annual meeting of the World Semiconductor Council (WSC) this week in Xiamen, China. The agreement sets forth policy proposals to strengthen the industry through […]

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Press Release: 05/24/19

SIA Applauds Introduction of DIGIT Act

WASHINGTON—May 24, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today released the following statement from SIA president & CEO John Neuffer commending the introduction in Congress of the Developing and Growing the Internet of Things (DIGIT) Act. The DIGIT Act requires the Department of Commerce to convene a […]

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Press Release: 05/22/19

SIA Statement on Scope of Temporary General License for Huawei

WASHINGTON—May 22, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today released the following statement regarding the scope of the Commerce Department’s temporary general license for Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. “There seems to be confusion about what the temporary general license for Huawei does, with some media reports overstating its […]

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Press Release: 05/20/19

SIA Statement on Commerce Department’s Temporary General License for Huawei

WASHINGTON—May 20, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today released the following statement from President & CEO John Neuffer in response to the Commerce Department’s announcement regarding a temporary general license for Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. “We hope to work with the Administration to broaden the scope of […]

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Press Release: 05/16/19

SIA Statement on Escalation of U.S.-China Trade and Technology Tensions

WASHINGTON—May 16, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today released the following statement from President & CEO John Neuffer regarding the recent escalation of U.S.-China trade and technology tensions. “We are troubled by the recent setback in U.S.-China negotiations and the escalation of tensions on both sides, […]

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