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Press Release: 04/14/17

Global Sales Report 2017

Global Semiconductor Sales Up 20 Percent Year-to-Year in Q1 Published Monday, April 30, 2018 Global Semiconductor Sales Up 21 Percent Year-to-Year in February Published Monday, April 2, 2018 January Semiconductor Sales Up 22.7 Percent Compared to Last Year Published Monday, March 5, 2018 Annual Semiconductor Sales Increase 21.6 Percent, Top $400 Billion for First Time […]

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Press Release: 04/03/17

Global Semiconductor Sales Up 16.5 Percent Year-to-Year

YEAR-TO-YEAR GROWTH IS MARKET’S LARGEST SINCE OCTOBER 2010 WASHINGTON—April 3, 2017—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $30.4 billion for the month of February 2017, an increase of 16.5 percent compared to the February 2016 total of $26.1 billion. Global sales […]

Press Release: 03/30/17

Semiconductor Industry Sets Out Research Needed to Advance Emerging Technologies, Unleash Next-Generation Semiconductors

NEW SIA-SRC REPORT CALLS FOR ROBUST RESEARCH INVESTMENTS THROUGHOUT THE SEMICONDUCTOR INDUSTRY AND VALUE CHAIN WASHINGTON—March 30, 2017—A coalition of leaders from the global tech, defense, and aerospace industries, led by the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) and Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC), today released a report identifying the key areas of scientific research needed to advance […]

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Blog: 03/29/17

Semiconductors Remain Export Leader for U.S. in 2016

by Falan Yinug, Director, Industry Statistics and Economic Policy

Semiconductors continue to be a huge export for the United States, fueling jobs, economic growth, and innovation at home. According to recently released government trade data for 2016, the value of U.S. semiconductor exports in 2016 totaled $43.1 billion, the third-highest of any manufactured U.S. export product. Strong domestic production combined with large foreign markets […]

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Blog: 03/23/17

U.S. Semiconductor Firms Top List of Patent Recipients in 2016

by Falan Yinug, Director, Industry Statistics and Economic Policy

Five of the top fifteen U.S. corporate patent recipients in 2016 were U.S. semiconductor companies, equaling the number of firms ranked in the top 15 in 2015. These figures are based on an analysis of new data from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. See table below.

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Blog: 03/14/17

End-Use Products that Drove Semiconductor Sales in 2016

by Falan Yinug, Director, Industry Statistics and Economic Policy

Communications and PCs/computers remained the top semiconductor markets by end use in 2016. At the same time, automotive and industrial end markets continued their strong growth path. This is according to the recently released World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) 2016 Semiconductor End-Use Report, which details sales by end use and regional end market for a […]

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Press Release: 03/14/17

Semiconductor Industry Association Supports House Tax Reform Blueprint

WASHINGTON—Mar. 14, 2017—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced its support for the House “Better Way” corporate tax reform proposal as an appropriate starting point for reform. The proposal is expected to be considered by Congress this year. “The “Better Way” corporate tax reform blueprint would […]

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Press Release: 03/07/17

Skyworks Solutions, Inc., Western Digital Corporation Join Semiconductor Industry Association

WASHINGTON—March 7, 2017—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced the addition of two leading U.S. semiconductor companies, Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: SWKS) and Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC), as SIA members. Skyworks Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board David Aldrich and Western Digital CEO Steve […]

Press Release: 03/06/17

January Semiconductor Sales Up 14 Percent Compared to Last Year

YEAR-TO-YEAR GROWTH IS MARKET’S LARGEST SINCE NOVEMBER 2010; MONTH-TO-MONTH SALES DECREASE SLIGHTLY WASHINGTON—March 6, 2017—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $30.6 billion for the month of January 2017, an increase of 13.9 percent compared to the January 2016 total of […]