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Blog: 05/26/23

Coalition Urges Congress to Fund R&D, Workforce Initiatives

by Stewart Barber, Director of Government Affairs

SIA CEO John Neuffer today joined fellow members of the Task Force on American Innovation (TFAI)—an alliance of industry, scientific societies, and university organizations—in urging congressional appropriators to fund the investments in scientific research, innovation, and workforce authorized by the bipartisan CHIPS and Science Act. Signatories on the letter included SIA Board members Lisa Su […]

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Blog: 05/22/23

SIA Supports Holistic Approach to Implementing CHIPS Act’s Advanced Manufacturing Tax Credit

by Molly O’Leary, Director of Government Affairs

The CHIPS and Science Act, landmark legislation enacted last year to reinvigorate domestic semiconductor production and innovation, has already sparked substantial company investment announcements that will create jobs and strengthen America’s economy, national security, and global competitiveness. As part of our ongoing effort to provide input to government leaders during the implementation of this critical […]

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Blog: 05/22/23

SIA Urges Balanced Approach to Implementation of CHIPS Act ‘Guardrails’

by Alex Gordon, Policy Assistant

by David Isaacs, Vice President, Government Affairs

The CHIPS and Science Act, landmark legislation enacted last year to reinvigorate domestic semiconductor production and innovation, has already sparked over $200 billion in commitments by companies to invest on U.S. shores—commitments that will create jobs and strengthen America’s economy, national security, and global competitiveness. As part of our ongoing effort to provide input to […]

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Blog: 05/19/23

North America Semiconductor Conference Meets in Washington to Advance Ambitious Plan to Rebalance Supply Chain

by Rina Pal-Goetzen, Director of Global Policy

SIA and Arizona State University this week hosted the first North America Semiconductor Conference (NASC), a new trilateral endeavor between the governments, academic institutions, and private sectors of Mexico, Canada, and the United States. NASC aims to create a contiguous region of semiconductor development and production in North America and to leverage existing strengths of […]

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Blog: 05/05/23

The 2023 SIA Factbook: Your Source for Semiconductor Industry Data

by Semiconductor Industry Association

Global semiconductor sales data showed the industry experienced significant ups and downs in 2022. While chip sales reached the highest-ever annual total in 2022, the slowdown in the second half of the year substantially limited growth. Global semiconductor sales reached $574 billion in 2022, and U.S. semiconductor companies accounted for sales totaling $275 billion, or […]

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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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Blog: 04/27/23

Technical Papers Highlight Need to Maintain Essential Uses of PFAS in Semiconductor Industry

by David Isaacs, Vice President, Government Affairs

Semiconductors form the foundation of modern technology, enabling innovations that make the world smarter, greener, more efficient, and better connected. Producing these complex devices is a marvel of modern manufacturing, requiring highly advanced manufacturing processes and the use of chemicals, gases, and materials with specific performance and functional attributes. Among the inputs essential to chip […]

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Press Release: 04/25/23

SIA Welcomes Commerce Department Action to Advance National Semiconductor Technology Center

WASHINGTON—April 25, 2023—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released the following statement from SIA President and CEO John Neuffer welcoming the Commerce Department’s release of a white paper advancing implementation of the National Semiconductor Technology Center (NSTC), an entity established by the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022 to promote semiconductor research and development. “Today’s […]

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Press Release: 04/18/23

SIA Applauds House Introduction of Bipartisan Legislation to Restore Immediate Deductibility of R&D Investments

WASHINGTON—April 18, 2023—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released the following statement from SIA President and CEO John Neuffer commending the introduction in the House of Representatives of bipartisan legislation to restore full tax deductibility of R&D investments. The legislation, the American Innovation and R&D Competitiveness Act, was introduced in the House today by Reps. […]

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Press Release: 04/06/23

Global Semiconductor Sales Decrease 4% Month-to-Month in February

Worldwide chip sales down 20.7% year-to-year WASHINGTON—April 6, 2023—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced global semiconductor industry sales totaled $39.7 billion during the month of February 2023, a decrease of 4.0% compared to the January 2023 total of $41.3 billion and 20.7% less than the February 2022 total of $50.0 billion. Monthly sales are […]

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Press Release: 03/29/23

New SIA Map Highlights Broad U.S. Semiconductor Ecosystem

The semiconductor ecosystem in the United States is broad and diverse, as illustrated by SIA’s new U.S. Semiconductor Ecosystem Map, a first-of-its-kind tool that allows users to explore industry activities across the country, including nearly 500 locations in 42 states. This expansive ecosystem is comprised of semiconductor manufacturing, chip design, intellectual property and chip design […]

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Blog: 03/27/23

Chip Sales Rise in 2022, Especially to Auto, Industrial, Consumer Markets

by Robert Casanova, Director, Industry Statistics and Economic Policy

Semiconductors are the key enabling technology in a broad range of products across virtually all segments of our economy. Despite a cyclical market downturn that took hold during the second half of 2022, global semiconductor sales reached an all-time high of $574 billion for the year, an increase of 3.3% over 2021 sales. Newly released […]

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