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Press Release: 04/27/20

SIA Statement on Export Control Rules

WASHINGTON—April 27, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) released the following statement today from president and CEO John Neuffer in response to the modification of several items in the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), including military end-use (MEU) and license exceptions for civil end-users (CIV) and additional permissive re-exports (APR). SIA represents 95 percent of the U.S. semiconductor industry.  “While we understand military-civil fusion trends demand […]

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Press Release: 04/22/20

SIA Statement on President’s Immigration Proclamation

WASHINGTON—April 22, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) released the following statement from President & CEO John Neuffer in response to President Trump’s immigration proclamation issued today. SIA represents 95 percent of the U.S. semiconductor industry by revenue. “America is at its competitive best when we allow top minds from around the world to help spur […]

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Press Release: 04/03/20

Global Semiconductor Sales in February Down 2.4 Percent Month-to-Month

Demand in China slips significantly compared to January, reflecting early impacts of COVID-19 crisis   WASHINGTON—April 3, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors were $34.5 billion for the month of February 2020, a decrease of 2.4 percent from the January 2020 total of $35.4 billion, but a jump of 5.0 […]

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Press Release: 03/30/20

SIA Statement on Enactment of COVID-19 Recovery Legislation

WASHINGTON—March 30, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) released the following statement today from President & CEO John Neuffer commending congressional approval and enactment of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act recovery package. SIA represents U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, with members accounting for approximately 95 percent of U.S. semiconductor […]

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Press Release: 03/02/20

Global Semiconductor Sales Down Slightly Year-to-Year in January

Worldwide sales from January 2020 were 0.3 percent less than sales from January 2019; month-to-month sales down 2.2 percent globally WASHINGTON—March 2, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors were $35.4 billion for the month of January 2020, a decrease of 0.3 percent from the January 2019 total of $35.5 billion […]

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Press Release: 02/18/20

SIA Statement on President Trump’s Tweets Regarding Export Controls

WASHINGTON—Feb. 18, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) released the following statement today from President & CEO John Neuffer regarding President Trump’s tweets from this morning related to controls on exports to China. SIA represents U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, with members accounting for approximately 95 percent of U.S. semiconductor company sales. “We […]

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Press Release: 02/03/20

Worldwide Semiconductor Sales Decrease 12 Percent to $412 Billion in 2019

Fourth-quarter sales were 5.5 percent lower than 2018 Q4, 0.9 percent higher than 2019 Q3 WASHINGTON—Feb. 3, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced the global semiconductor industry sales were $412.1 billion in 2019, a decrease of 12.1 percent compared to the 2018 total. Global sales for the month of December 2019 reached $36.1 billion, […]

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Press Release: 01/29/20

USMCA Signing is Big Win for Semiconductor Industry

WASHINGTON—Jan. 29, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) released the following statement today from President & CEO John Neuffer regarding President Trump’s signing of legislation implementing the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). SIA represents U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, with members accounting for approximately 95 percent of U.S. semiconductor company sales. “Today’s signing of legislation […]

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Press Release: 01/16/20

USMCA Approval Strengthens U.S. Technology and Trade Leadership

WASHINGTON—Jan. 16, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today applauded Senate approval of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), which passed with strong bipartisan support earlier today. SIA represents U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, with members accounting for approximately 95 percent of U.S. semiconductor company sales. “Congressional approval of the USMCA is a major win […]

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Press Release: 01/15/20

Semiconductor Industry Applauds U.S.-China Trade Deal

WASHINGTON—Jan. 15, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) released the following statement from president & CEO John Neuffer regarding the “phase one” U.S.-China trade agreement signed today. SIA represents U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, with members accounting for approximately 95 percent of U.S. semiconductor company sales. “The ‘phase one’ trade agreement signed today […]

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Press Release: 12/31/19

Global Semiconductor Sales Decrease Slightly Month-to-Month in November

Month-to-month sales slip 0.3 percent; year-to-year sales down 10.8 percent WASHINGTON—Dec. 31, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $36.7 billion for the month of November 2019, a decrease of 0.3 percent from the previous month’s total and 10.8 percent lower than the November 2018 total of $41.1 billion. Monthly […]

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Press Release: 12/13/19

SIA Welcomes ‘Phase One’ U.S.-China Trade Deal

WASHINGTON—Dec. 13, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, released the following statement from SIA president & CEO John Neuffer regarding the “phase one” U.S.-China trade deal announced today. “We welcome the ‘phase one’ trade agreement reached today, which provides needed relief for the semiconductor industry by reducing […]

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