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Press Release: 08/24/23

SIA Statement on Recent News Story

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today issued the following statement in response to a recent news story about an SIA update to members on global market trends. “The news story in question included several inaccuracies. SIA, for example, did not issue any warnings or sound any alarms. The story focused on a set of widely […]

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 […]

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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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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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Press Release: 07/25/23

America Faces Significant Shortage of Tech Workers in Semiconductor Industry and Throughout U.S. Economy

An estimated 67,000 jobs for technicians, computer scientists, engineers in semiconductor industry—and 1.4 million such jobs across the U.S. economy—risk going unfilled by 2030, according to new SIA/Oxford Economics study WASHINGTON—July 25, 2023—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), in partnership with Oxford Economics, today released a study finding the United States faces a significant shortage of […]

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Press Release: 07/18/23

Erik Hadland Joins Semiconductor Industry Association as Director of Technology Policy

Hadland joins SIA from the Department of Energy’s Office of Science, where he served as AAAS science and technology policy fellow and advisor to the director WASHINGTON—July 18, 2023—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced Erik Hadland has joined the association as director of technology policy. In this role, Hadland will lead SIA’s research, development, […]

Press Release: 07/17/23

SIA Statement on Potential Additional Government Restrictions on Semiconductors

WASHINGTON—July 17, 2023—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released the following statement regarding potential additional government restrictions on semiconductors. “Recognizing that strong economic and national security require a strong U.S. semiconductor industry, leaders in Washington took bold and historic action last year to enact the CHIPS and Science Act to strengthen our industry’s global competitiveness […]

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Press Release: 07/06/23

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 1.7% Month-to-Month in May

Worldwide chip sales down 21.1% year-to-year WASHINGTON—July 6, 2023—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced global semiconductor industry sales totaled $40.7 billion during the month of May 2023, an increase of 1.7% compared to the April 2023 total of $40.0 billion but 21.1% less than the May 2022 total of $51.7 billion. Monthly sales are […]

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Press Release: 06/20/23

SIA Welcomes Progress Toward Selection of National Semiconductor Technology Center Leadership

WASHINGTON—June 20, 2023—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released the following statement from SIA President and CEO John Neuffer welcoming the Commerce Department’s appointment of a committee that will select the board of trustees of the National Semiconductor Technology Center (NSTC), a critical entity established by the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022 to promote […]

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Press Release: 06/06/23

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 0.3% Month-to-Month in April

Worldwide chip sales down 21.6% year-to-year; latest industry forecast projects annual downturn of 10.3% in 2023 followed by growth of 11.9% in 2024 WASHINGTON—June 6, 2023—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced global semiconductor industry sales were $40.0 billion during the month of April 2023, an increase of 0.3% compared to the March 2023 total […]

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Press Release: 05/01/23

Global Semiconductor Sales Decrease 8.7% in First Quarter; March Sales Tick Up Month-to-Month for First Time Since May 2022

WASHINGTON—May 1, 2023—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors totaled $119.5 billion during the first quarter of 2023, a decrease of 8.7% compared to the fourth quarter of 2022 and 21.3% less than the first quarter of 2022. Sales for the month of March 2023 increased 0.3% compared to February 2023. […]

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