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Press Release: 06/15/22

SIA Joins 120+ Business Leaders’ Call for Swift Enactment of Competitiveness Legislation

Congress should approve bipartisan, bicameral bill that strengthens U.S. semiconductor research, design, and manufacturing WASHINGTON—June 15, 2022—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released the following statement from President and CEO John Neuffer in support of a letter sent today by a broad coalition of 123 CEOs and senior executives representing major sectors of the American […]

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Press Release: 06/06/22

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 21.1% Year-to-Year, 0.7% Month-to-Month in April

Sales into the Americas increase 40.9% year-to-year to lead all regional markets WASHINGTON—June 6, 2022—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced global semiconductor industry sales were $50.9 billion in the month of April 2022, an increase of 21.1% over the April 2021 total of $42.0 billion and 0.7% more than the March 2022 total of […]

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Press Release: 05/31/22

Sen. Mark Warner, Semiconductor Industry Execs Meet to Discuss Strengthening Domestic Chip Research, Design, Manufacturing

PALO ALTO, Calif.—May 31, 2022—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today convened a productive roundtable discussion between Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) — one of the senators tasked with negotiating the U.S. jobs and competitiveness package — and more than a dozen senior executives from SIA member companies. Participants discussed ongoing conference negotiations on competitiveness legislation (USICA/COMPETES) and the […]

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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: 05/12/22

SIA Welcomes Kickoff Meeting of Conference Committee on Competition Legislation

Committee aims to reconcile differences between the Senate’s United States Innovation and Competition Act (USICA) and the House’s America COMPETES Act  WASHINGTON—May 12, 2022—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released the following statement from SIA President and CEO John Neuffer welcoming the first meeting of the congressional conference committee tasked with negotiating final competitiveness legislation […]

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Press Release: 05/04/22

SIA, FIRST® Announce Partnership to Strengthen U.S. STEM Workforce

Partnership will focus on enhancing talent pipeline to equip students with skills needed for science and technology careers WASHINGTON—May 4, 2022—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) and FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) today announced a partnership to enhance STEM education and interest among students and bolster workforce development. With demand for highly […]

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Press Release: 04/29/22

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 23% in Q1 2022 Compared to Q1 2021

Worldwide sales for March increase 1.1% month-to-month WASHINGTON—April 29, 2022—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors totaled $151.7 billion during the first quarter of 2022, an increase of 23.0% over the first quarter of 2021, but 0.5% less than the fourth quarter of 2021. Global sales for the month of March […]

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Press Release: 04/28/22

SIA Applauds Start of Conference Negotiations on Bicameral Competitiveness Legislation

Policymakers must swiftly enact compromise bill that includes $52 billion to fund the CHIPS Act, as well as an investment tax credit for semiconductor manufacturing and design WASHINGTON—April 28, 2022—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released the following statement from SIA President and CEO John Neuffer applauding the formal start of a congressional conference to […]

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Press Release: 04/05/22

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 26.2% Year-to-Year in February

Year-to-year sales into the Americas increase 43.7% to lead all regional markets; month-to-month sales decline 1.4% globally [NOTE: An earlier version of this release included incorrect data due to a reporting error. The data have been corrected in the version below.] WASHINGTON—April 5, 2022—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced global semiconductor industry sales were […]

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Press Release: 03/16/22

SIA Endorses FABS Act Introduced in House

Bipartisan legislation would boost U.S. semiconductor manufacturing, research, design and strengthen America’s economy, national security, chip supply chains WASHINGTON—March 16, 2022—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today applauded introduction in the House of Representatives of the Facilitating American-Built Semiconductors (FABS) Act, bipartisan legislation that would establish an investment tax credit to incentivize semiconductor manufacturing, design, and […]

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Press Release: 03/09/22

White House Meeting Highlights Need for Investments in Domestic Semiconductor Technology

WASHINGTON—March 9, 2022—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) released the following statement from SIA President and CEO John Neuffer regarding today’s meeting at the White House about the importance of advancing initiatives to strengthen U.S. semiconductor manufacturing, research, and supply chains. The meeting included President Biden, governors, and senior executives from the semiconductor industry and major […]

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Press Release: 03/08/22

Rina Pal-Goetzen Joins SIA as Director of Global Policy

Pal-Goetzen to guide association’s international trade policy agenda, including trade agreements, market access, and emerging market development WASHINGTON—March 8, 2022—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced Rina Pal-Goetzen has joined the association as director of global policy. In this role, Pal-Goetzen will work with U.S. and global policymakers and industry stakeholders to advance the association’s […]