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Blog: 09/12/23

ITA-3: Ushering in a Sustainable Future for Global ICT and Economy

by John Neuffer, President and CEO

The fresh fall air in Geneva this week appears to mirror the possibilities and benefits inherent in another expansion of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Information Technology Agreement (ITA), originally launched by the WTO in 1997 to eliminate tariffs on a broad swath of tech products, from cell phones to computers. By 2015, 53 nations […]

Press Release: 09/07/23

Micron CEO Sanjay Mehrotra to Receive Semiconductor Industry’s Top Honor

Accomplished industry leader who helped commercialize flash memory technology to accept 2023 Robert N. Noyce Award at SIA Awards Dinner on Nov. 16 WASHINGTON — Sept. 7, 2023 — The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced  Sanjay Mehrotra, president and CEO of Micron Technology, as the 2023 recipient of SIA’s highest honor, the Robert N. […]

Press Release: 09/06/23

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 2.3% Month-to-Month in July

Worldwide chip sales down 11.8% year-to-year WASHINGTON—Sept. 6, 2023—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced global semiconductor industry sales totaled $43.2 billion during the month of July 2023, an increase of 2.3% compared to the June 2023 total of $42.2 billion but 11.8% less than the July 2022 total of $49.0 billion. Monthly sales are […]

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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 […]

Blog: 08/21/23

Semiconductor PFAS Consortium Concludes First Phase of Technical Research

by Alex Gordon, Policy Associate

by David Isaacs, Vice President, Government Affairs

Following 18 months of research, surveys, working group meetings, and technical review, the Semiconductor PFAS Consortium published its tenth and final white paper on the uses of PFAS in the semiconductor industry. The papers identify the essential performance attributes of different PFAS chemistries in various applications in the semiconductor manufacturing process and semiconductor manufacturing equipment […]

Environment, Health & Safety
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 […]

Export Control
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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Blog: 08/08/23

SIA Convenes Experts to Address Pressing Workforce Challenges

by Erik Hadland, Director of Technology Policy

As America’s semiconductor ecosystem expands in the years ahead, so too will its demand for semiconductor workers with the skills, training, and education needed in the highly innovative semiconductor industry. To address the challenges and opportunities associated with developing a skilled semiconductor workforce, SIA on July 25 convened a Workforce Development and Education Roundtable at […]

Workforce & Immigration
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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Blog: 07/27/23

The State of the Industry Report Highlights Challenges and Opportunities Facing U.S. Chip Industry

by Robert Casanova, Director, Industry Statistics and Economic Policy

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released its annual State of the Industry Report. The report highlights the current challenges facing the semiconductor industry, as well as opportunities for continued growth and innovation. In 2023, the semiconductor industry’s importance to the world continues to grow, as chips become an even greater presence in the essential […]

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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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