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Blog: 07/02/20

Growth-Based Incentives, Not Tariffs, Will Strengthen U.S. Chip Manufacturing and Leadership

by Devi Keller, Director, Global Policy

In 2018, the U.S. imposed a 25% tariff on U.S. imports of semiconductors and other goods from China following a Section 301 investigation into China’s unfair trade practices. Since 60% of U.S. semiconductor imports from China are originally made in the U.S., distributed through global supply chains, and imported by U.S. companies for themselves, U.S. […]

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Press Release: 06/25/20

American Foundries Act Would Provide Needed Investments in U.S. Semiconductor Manufacturing, Research

Bipartisan legislation would advance domestic production and research of chips critical to America’s economy and national security WASHINGTON—June 25, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today applauded introduction in the Senate of the American Foundries Act of 2020, legislation that would provide federal investments totaling tens of billions of dollars for semiconductor manufacturing and research to […]

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Blog: 06/18/20

New SIA Report Highlights Industry’s Strength and Looming Challenges

by Falan Yinug, Director, Industry Statistics and Economic Policy

As policymakers in Washington consider legislation to invest in U.S. semiconductor manufacturing and research, a new SIA report provides context on the U.S. semiconductor industry’s global position across a variety of metrics, including market share, manufacturing, and technology competitiveness. The 2020 State of the U.S. Semiconductor Industry report demonstrates that while the U.S. industry currently […]

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Press Release: 06/10/20

CHIPS for America Act Would Strengthen U.S. Semiconductor Manufacturing, Innovation

New bipartisan legislation, introduced in the Senate by Sens. Cornyn (R-Texas), Warner (D-Va.), Risch (R-Idaho), Sinema (D-Ariz.), and Rubio (R-Fla.) and in the House by Reps. Matsui (D-Calif.) and McCaul (R-Texas), would counter competing nations’ massive government incentives and strengthen U.S. economy, national security WASHINGTON—June 10, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today applauded the introduction […]

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Blog: 03/25/20

Why the Semiconductor Industry Must Stay Up and Running as We Confront COVID-19

by John Neuffer, President and CEO

In response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the semiconductor industry is focused on ensuring the health and safety of its workers and the continuity of its research, design, and manufacturing operations. This is critically important in our battle against this terrible virus because semiconductors support vital parts of the global economy, critical infrastructure, and national […]

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Blog: 03/19/18

SIA Provides Input to Government on Priorities for Advanced Manufacturing in the U.S.

by Falan Yinug, Director, Industry Statistics and Economic Policy

SIA submitted comments to the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) earlier this month on the development of its National Strategic Plan for Advanced Manufacturing. OSTP sought guidance on improving government coordination and on long-term guidance for Federal programs and activities in support of United States manufacturing competitiveness, including advanced manufacturing research […]

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Blog: 08/27/15

SIA White Paper: Facts about Semiconductor Manufacturing

by Falan Yinug, Director, Industry Statistics and Economic Policy

A newly published SIA white paper affirms that U.S. semiconductor companies do the majority of their manufacturing in the United States, and semiconductors are one of America’s top manufactured exports, behind only aircraft and automobiles.

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