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Press Release: 01/01/21

Semiconductor Industry Applauds NDAA Enactment, Urges Full Funding for Semiconductor Manufacturing and Research Provisions

WASHINGTON—Jan. 1, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today applauded Congress for enacting the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), legislation that includes Title XCIX, “Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors for America,” which authorizes federal incentives to promote semiconductor manufacturing and federal investments in semiconductor research. SIA represents 98 percent of the U.S. semiconductor industry by […]

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Press Release: 12/23/20

Congress Needs to Override President’s Veto of NDAA

WASHINGTON—Dec. 23, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) released the following statement today from president and CEO John Neuffer in response to the president’s veto of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The NDAA includes Title XCIX, “Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors for America,” which authorizes federal incentives to promote semiconductor manufacturing and federal investments in semiconductor research. SIA represents […]

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Press Release: 12/11/20

SIA Commends Congressional Approval of NDAA, Urges President to Sign into Law

WASHINGTON—Dec. 11, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) released the following statement from president and CEO John Neuffer in response to Senate passage today of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The NDAA includes Title XCIX, “Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors for America,” which sets forth provisions authorizing the establishment of federal incentives to promote semiconductor manufacturing and federal […]

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Press Release: 12/08/20

SIA Applauds House Passage of NDAA

WASHINGTON—Dec. 8, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) released the following statement from president and CEO John Neuffer in response to House passage today of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The NDAA includes Title XCIX, “Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors for America,” which sets forth provisions authorizing the establishment of federal incentives to promote semiconductor manufacturing and federal investments in […]

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Press Release: 12/03/20

SIA Statement on NDAA Conference Report

WASHINGTON—Dec. 3, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) released the following statement from president and CEO John Neuffer in response to today’s filing of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) conference report, final legislation that includes Title XCIX, “Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors for America,” which sets forth provisions authorizing the establishment of federal incentives to promote semiconductor manufacturing and federal investments in semiconductor research.   “Congress has a strategic opportunity to strengthen America’s economy, […]

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Press Release: 09/16/20

Study Finds Federal Incentives for Domestic Semiconductor Manufacturing Would Strengthen America’s Chip Production, Economy, National Security, Supply Chains

Nineteen new chip manufacturing facilities would be built in the U.S. in next 10 years with $50 billion federal investment, according to study by Boston Consulting Group and SIA WASHINGTON—Sept. 16, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), in partnership with the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), today released a study analyzing the impact of proposed federal incentives […]

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Press Release: 07/21/20

Federal Investments in U.S. Semiconductor Manufacturing, Research Gain Steam in Congress

WASHINGTON—July 21, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) released the following statement today from president and CEO John Neuffer in response to congressional action in support of U.S. semiconductor manufacturing and research. The House today passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), legislation that includes an amendment calling for the establishment of a federal grant program to promote semiconductor manufacturing, as well […]

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Blog: 07/10/20

The U.S. Should be Concerned with its Declining Share of Chip Manufacturing, Not the Tiny Fraction of U.S. Chips Made in China

by Devi Keller, Director, Global Policy

by Jimmy Goodrich, Vice President, Global Policy

by Zhi Su, Research Manager

China has long been an important end-market for commercial U.S. semiconductors, accounting for over a third of all U.S. chip sales. That’s because China is the leading hub for assembling finished chips into circuit boards, which are then embedded into finished electronic products like TVs, smartphones, and laptops. The $70.5 billion in U.S. semiconductor sales […]

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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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