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Blog: 01/21/20

Appropriations Law Highlights Importance of U.S. Leadership in Semiconductors

by Maryam Khan Cope, Director, Government Affairs

At the close of 2019, the President signed into law the Fiscal Year 2020 Appropriations Act, which allocates funding for a range of federal agencies, including two – the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) – that support critical semiconductor research. SIA applauds enactment of this legislation and […]

Research
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 […]

Trade
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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Blog: 12/10/19

USMCA Deal a Victory for High-Tech Trade

by John Neuffer, President and CEO

The White House and House Democrats today reached a deal on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), paving the way for congressional passage of the North American trade pact. SIA welcomes today’s agreement and urges swift ratification of the USMCA. The USMCA is a big win for free trade and America’s global technology leadership. The agreement will […]

Trade
Press Release: 12/03/19

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 2.9 Percent Month-to-Month in October; Annual Sales Projected to Decrease 12.8 Percent in 2019

Following 2019 slump, industry forecast projects global market will rebound with moderate growth in 2020, 2021 WASHINGTON—Dec. 3, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $36.6 billion for the month of October 2019, an increase of 2.9 percent from the previous month’s total of $35.6 billion, but down 13.1 percent […]

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Press Release: 11/20/19

SIA Statement on Licenses for Exports to Huawei

WASHINGTON—Nov. 20, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released the following statement from president & CEO John Neuffer regarding the approval of licenses for exports to Huawei. SIA represents U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, with members accounting for approximately 95 percent of U.S. semiconductor sales. “We welcome the Administration’s approval of export licenses […]

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Blog: 11/15/19

Congressional Commission Highlights Priorities for Advancing AI

by Maryam Khan Cope, Director, Government Affairs

On Nov. 4, the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence (NSCAI) released its interim report to Congress detailing the Commission’s assessment of challenges and opportunities presented by artificial intelligence (AI) for U.S. national security. The report includes a variety of recommendations that align with SIA policy priorities, including the need for increased research funding and […]

Emerging Technologies
Press Release: 11/07/19

ON Semiconductor CEO Keith Jackson Elected Chair of Semiconductor Industry Association

Qorvo CEO Robert Bruggeworth elected SIA Vice Chair WASHINGTON—Nov. 7, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) Board of Directors today elected Keith Jackson, President, CEO, and Director of ON Semiconductor, as its 2020 Chair and Robert Bruggeworth, President, CEO, and Director of Qorvo, as its 2020 Vice Chair. SIA represents U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, […]

Press Release: 11/05/19

Professors from MIT, UCLA to be Honored for Excellence in Semiconductor Research

WASHINGTON—Nov. 5, 2019— The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), in collaboration with the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC), today announced the winners of its 2019 University Research Awards: Dr. Jesús del Alamo, Director of the Microsystems Technology Laboratories and Professor of Electrical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and Dr. Jason Cong, Distinguished Chancellor’s Professor at the Computer […]

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Press Release: 11/01/19

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 3.4 Percent Month-to-Month in September

Q3 sales are 8.2 percent higher than Q2 but 14.6 percent less than Q3 of 2018 WASHINGTON—Nov. 1, 2019— The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $106.7 billion during the third quarter of 2019, an increase of 8.2 percent over the previous quarter and 14.6 percent less than the third […]

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