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Press Release: 07/22/21

Coalition of Tech, Auto, Medical, Defense, Other Business and Labor Groups Calls on Congress to Invest in Domestic Semiconductor Manufacturing, Research, Design

WASHINGTON—July 22, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) – along with a broad coalition of 19 other tech, auto, medical, defense, and other business and labor groups – today in a letter urged Congress to enact funding for the semiconductor manufacturing, research, and design initiatives authorized in the “Creating Helpful Incentives for the Production of Semiconductors” […]

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Blog: 07/21/21

The 2021 SIA Databook: Your Source for Comprehensive Semiconductor Industry and Market Data

by Semiconductor Industry Association

The 2021 SIA Databook is now available!  Complete with tons of data on the global semiconductor market, the U.S. semiconductor industry, and the top end markets for semiconductors, the 2021 SIA Databook is your go-to comprehensive resource for all things semiconductors. The 2021 SIA Databook presents easy-to-understand graphics and tables of the major trends in the U.S. […]

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Blog: 07/13/21

Taking Stock of China’s Semiconductor Industry

by Semiconductor Industry Association

Download the whitepaper> Just last month, China sent astronauts into space to board a new space station. Earlier this year, China landed a rover on Mars. Chinese state media reported that inside both China’s space station and the Mars rover were 100% indigenously designed-and-produced semiconductors, signaling China’s increasingly sophisticated microchip capabilities. Nevertheless, while China has […]

Blog: 07/07/21

Americans Embrace the Importance of Semiconductors to National Security

by David Isaacs, Vice President, Government Affairs

As Congress considers legislation that would fund domestic semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research initiatives, a new poll finds a strong majority of Americans understand the critical role semiconductors play in advancing U.S. national security. Two-thirds of Americans (66%) say having a strong semiconductor manufacturing base is either “very important” (45%) or “somewhat important” (21%) to national security, […]

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Press Release: 07/06/21

Global Semiconductor Sales in May Up 26.2% Year-to-Year, 4.1% Month-to-Month

WASHINGTON—July 6, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced global semiconductor industry sales were $43.6 billion in the month of May 2021, an increase of 26.2% over the May 2020 total of $34.6 billion and 4.1% more than the April 2021 total of $41.9 billion. Monthly sales are compiled by the World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) […]

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Press Release: 06/28/21

SIA Calls for House Passage of Legislation to Advance U.S. Technology Leadership

The National Science Foundation for the Future Act (H.R. 2225) and the Department of Energy Science for the Future Act (H.R. 3593) would help maintain and build on U.S. science and technology leadership; SIA CEO John Neuffer urges House to approve bills and calls on Congress to include robust funding for domestic chip production, innovation […]

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Press Release: 06/25/21

SIA Applauds Bipartisan Agreement on Infrastructure Plan

WASHINGTON – June 25, 2021 – The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released the following statement from President and CEO John Neuffer commending the announcement yesterday of a bipartisan agreement on an infrastructure plan that would create millions of American jobs, promote economic growth, and make America stronger. SIA represents 98% of the U.S. semiconductor […]

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Press Release: 06/17/21

SIA Applauds Senate Introduction of FABS Act

Bipartisan legislation would boost U.S. semiconductor manufacturing and strengthen America’s economy, national security, chip supply chains  WASHINGTON—June 17, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today applauded the introduction in Congress of the Facilitating American-Built Semiconductors (FABS) Act, bipartisan legislation that would establish an investment tax credit to incentivize greater semiconductor manufacturing in the United States. The […]

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Press Release: 06/09/21

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 1.9% Month-to-Month in April; Annual Sales Projected to Increase 19.7% in 2021, 8.8% in 2022

WASHINGTON—June 9, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors were $41.8 billion in April 2021, an increase of 1.9% from the March 2021 total of $41.0 billion and 21.7% more than the April 2020 total of $34.4 billion. Monthly sales are compiled by the World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) organization and represent […]

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Press Release: 06/08/21

Senate Passage of USICA Marks Major Step Toward Enacting Needed Semiconductor Investments

United States Innovation and Competition Act would provide $52 billion to fund the semiconductor research, design, and manufacturing initiatives in the CHIPS for America Act WASHINGTON—June 8, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today applauded Senate passage of needed federal investments in semiconductor technology included in the bipartisan United States Innovation and Competition Act (USICA) (S.1260), […]

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Press Release: 06/08/21

SIA Welcomes White House Report on Strengthening America’s Semiconductor Supply Chains

WASHINGTON—June 8, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today welcomed the release of a White House report on strengthening the supply chains of critical products, including semiconductors. The Commerce Department report, initiated by President Biden’s Feb. 24 Executive Order on America’s Supply Chains, calls for boosting targeted incentives for domestic semiconductor manufacturing and research to strengthen […]

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Blog: 06/04/21

Bipartisan Legislation to Eliminate Per-Country Immigration Caps Would Help Strengthen U.S. Semiconductor Workforce

by Arrian Ebrahimi, Policy Assistant

Bipartisan legislation introduced this week in the House would eliminate the counterproductive per-country cap on employment-based visas in favor of a fair, “first come, first served” system, providing U.S. semiconductor companies with greater access to top talent from around the world needed to compete and innovate. The Equal Access to Green Cards for Legal Employment […]

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