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Press Release: 12/05/22

Global Semiconductor Sales Decrease 0.3% Month-to-Month in October

Worldwide chip sales down 4.6% year-to-year WASHINGTON—Dec. 5, 2022—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced global semiconductor industry sales were $46.9 billion during the month of October 2022, a slight decrease of 0.3% compared to the September 2022 total of $47.0 billion and down 4.6% compared to the October 2021 total of $49.1 billion. Monthly […]

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Press Release: 11/30/22

New Report Identifies Challenges to Continued U.S. Leadership in Semiconductor Design, Innovation

Following enactment of landmark semiconductor manufacturing and research investments in the CHIPS and Science Act, new SIA-BCG study highlights need to advance federal policies to reinforce U.S. chip design, tech leadership WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2022—Following the historic enactment of the CHIPS and Science Act to reinvigorate domestic semiconductor manufacturing and research, the Semiconductor Industry Association […]

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Press Release: 11/18/22

Silicon Labs CEO Matt Johnson Elected Chair of Semiconductor Industry Association

Texas Instruments CEO Rich Templeton elected SIA Vice Chair San Jose, Calif., Nov. 18, 2022—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced Silicon Labs President and CEO Matt Johnson has been elected Chair of the SIA Board of Directors and Texas Instruments Chairman, President, and CEO Rich Templeton has been elected Vice Chair. SIA represents 99% […]

Blog: 11/17/22

New Report Highlights Challenges and Opportunities Facing U.S. Semiconductor 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 2022, with the importance of semiconductors to the global economy continuing to grow, the semiconductor industry has worked tirelessly to speed […]

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Press Release: 11/01/22

Professors from UC-Santa Barbara and UC-San Diego to be Honored for Excellence in Semiconductor Research

WASHINGTON—Nov. 1, 2022— The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) and the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) today announced the recipients of the 2022 University Research Awards: Dr. Mark J.W. Rodwell, Doluca Family Endowed Chair and Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and Dr. Tajana Šimunić Rosing, Fratamico Endowed Chair […]

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Press Release: 10/28/22

Monthly Semiconductor Sales Decrease 0.5% Globally in September

Global sales in third quarter 3.0% lower than Q3 2021 and 6.3% less than Q2 2022  WASHINGTON—Oct. 28, 2022—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced global semiconductor sales for the month of September 2022 were down 0.5% compared to August 2022 and 3.0% less than September 2021. Worldwide sales of semiconductors totaled $141 billion during the […]

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Press Release: 10/27/22

New Report Identifies Target Areas for CHIPS R&D Investments

SIA-BCG study calls for new federal funds to be directed at five key areas of semiconductor R&D WASHINGTON, Oct. 27, 2022—Following landmark enactment in August 2022 of the CHIPS and Science Act to reinvigorate domestic semiconductor manufacturing and research, the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) and the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) today released a report identifying […]

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Press Release: 10/07/22

SIA Statement on New Export Controls

WASHINGTON—Oct. 7, 2022—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released the following statement in response to the new export controls (see here and here) announced today by the U.S. Commerce Department. SIA represents 99% of the U.S. semiconductor industry by revenue and nearly two-thirds of non-U.S. chip firms. “We are assessing the impact of the new export […]

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Press Release: 10/03/22

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 0.1% Year-to-Year in August

Worldwide chip sales decrease 3.4% month-to-month WASHINGTON—Oct. 3, 2022—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced global semiconductor industry sales were $47.4 billion during the month of August 2022, a slight increase of 0.1% over the August 2021 total of $47.3 billion but a decrease of 3.4% compared to the July 2022 total of $49.0 billion. […]

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Press Release: 09/29/22

SIA Applauds Appointment of Industry Leaders to Advise Commerce Department on CHIPS R&D Implementation

Industrial Advisory Committee is comprised of 24 industry reps from across the semiconductor ecosystem WASHINGTON—Sept. 29, 2022—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released the following statement from President and CEO John Neuffer commending the U.S. Commerce Department’s appointment of an Industrial Advisory Committee (IAC) to provide guidance to the Secretary of Commerce on a range […]

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Blog: 09/26/22

Beating the Drum on ITA Expansion in Geneva

by John Neuffer, President and CEO

While the weather forecast this week in Geneva calls for lots of clouds and rain, the mood of the sizable global industry delegation here to talk expanding the WTO’s Information Technology Agreement (ITA) for a second time is downright sunny. It’s always great to be back in this town working on an affirmative effort to […]

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Press Release: 09/06/22

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 7.3% Year-to-Year in July, but Growth Slows

Worldwide sales in July decrease 2.3% on a month-to-month basis WASHINGTON—Sept. 6, 2022—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced global semiconductor industry sales were $49.0 billion in the month of July 2022, an increase of 7.3% over the July 2021 total of $45.7 billion, but a decrease of 2.3% compared to the June 2022 total […]

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