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Press Release: 01/26/22

SIA Applauds Release of House Competitiveness Legislation

America COMPETES Act includes $52 billion to fund the semiconductor research, design, and manufacturing provisions in the CHIPS for America Act WASHINGTON—Jan. 26, 2022—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today issued the following statement from President and CEO John Neuffer regarding yesterday’s release in the House of Representatives of competitiveness legislation called the America Creating Opportunities for […]

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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 […]

Press Release: 12/03/21

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 24% Year-to-Year in October; Annual Sales Projected to Increase 26% in 2021, Exceed $600 Billion in 2022

WASHINGTON—Dec. 2, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors were $48.8 billion in October 2021, an increase of 24.0% from the October 2020 total of $39.4 billion and 1.1% more than the September 2021 total of $48.3 billion. Monthly sales are compiled by the World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) organization and represent a […]

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Press Release: 12/01/21

CEOs of Chip, Auto, Medical Device, Tech, Telecom, Other Companies Call on Congress to Strengthen U.S. Semiconductor Research, Design, Manufacturing

Letter urges swift action to fund the CHIPS for America Act and to enact a strengthened version of the FABS Act  WASHINGTON—Dec. 1, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today applauded a letter sent this morning to congressional leaders by a broad coalition of 59 CEOs and senior executives urging swift action to fund the CHIPS for […]

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Press Release: 11/18/21

Qualcomm CEO Cristiano Amon Elected Chair of Semiconductor Industry Association

San Jose, Calif.—Nov. 18, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) board of directors today elected Cristiano Amon, president and CEO of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), as its 2022 chair. Matt Johnson, president of Silicon Labs (NASDAQ: SLAB), was elected SIA vice chair. SIA represents 98 percent of the U.S. semiconductor industry by revenue and nearly two-thirds […]

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Press Release: 11/17/21

SIA Applauds Bicameral Agreement on Path Forward for USICA

Senate-passed legislation includes $52 billion to fund the semiconductor manufacturing, research, and design provisions in the CHIPS for America Act WASHINGTON—Nov. 17, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) released the following statement from President and CEO John Neuffer regarding today’s bicameral agreement between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) to […]

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Press Release: 11/12/21

Stanford Professors to be Honored for Excellence in Semiconductor Research

WASHINGTON—Nov. 12, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) and the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) today announced two Stanford University professors are the 2021 recipients of SIA-SRC University Research Awards: Dr. Subhasish Mitra, Professor of Electrical Engineering and of Computer Science, and Dr. Boris Murmann, Professor of Electrical Engineering. Professors Mitra and Murmann will accept the awards […]

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Press Release: 11/01/21

Q3 Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 27.6% Year-to-Year

More semiconductor units shipped in third quarter of 2021 than during any quarter in market’s history, as industry ramps up production amid chip shortage WASHINGTON—Nov. 1, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors totaled $144.8 billion during the third quarter of 2021, an increase of 27.6% over the third quarter of […]

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Press Release: 10/28/21

SIA Commends Inclusion of Modified FABS Act in Reconciliation Package

Provision would boost U.S. chip manufacturing by establishing a semiconductor investment tax credit WASHINGTON—Oct. 28, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today applauded the inclusion in the reconciliation package of a modified version of the Facilitating American-Built Semiconductors (FABS) Act, legislation to provide an investment tax credit to incentivize semiconductor manufacturing in the United States. The […]

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Press Release: 10/06/21

SIA Welcomes Administration’s U.S.-China Trade Plan and Opportunity to Provide Input on Tariff Exclusion Process

WASHINGTON—Oct. 6, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released the following statement from President and CEO John Neuffer in response to recent remarks by U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai regarding the U.S.-China trade relationship. “SIA welcomes the Biden-Harris Administration’s new plan to tackle challenges facing the U.S.-China trade relationship, as well as its focus on […]

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Press Release: 10/04/21

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 29.7% Year-to-Year, 3.3% Month-to-Month in August

WASHINGTON—Oct. 4, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced global semiconductor industry sales were $47.2 billion in the month of August 2021, an increase of 29.7% over the August 2020 total of $36.4 billion and 3.3% more than the July 2021 total of $45.7 billion. Monthly sales are compiled by the World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) […]

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