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Blog: 01/26/23

SIA Comments: Export Controls Should Protect National Security Without Undermining Innovation

by Semiconductor Industry Association

SIA has long supported export control policy that safeguards national security without unduly harming the commercial innovation that is essential to America’s economy, national security, and technological leadership. Consistent with these longstanding efforts, SIA recently submitted detailed public comments regarding significant new semiconductor export control rules released on Oct. 7 by the Bureau of Industry […]

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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: 02/24/22

SIA Statement on Sanctions on Russia

WASHINGTON—Feb. 24, 2022—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) released the following statement from SIA President and CEO John Neuffer regarding new export control rules announced today in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. “The U.S. semiconductor industry is fully committed to complying with the new export control rules announced today in response to the deeply disturbing events […]

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Blog: 01/20/22

SIA Encourages the United States and Europe to Collaborate on Export Control Policy

by Semiconductor Industry Association

Overseas market access and a level global playing field are critical for U.S. leadership and competitiveness in semiconductors. The U.S. semiconductor industry relies on overseas markets for more than 80% of its sales, which U.S. firms re-invest into research and development efforts to out-innovate foreign competitors. A report by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) termed […]

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Blog: 09/28/21

Actions the U.S. and EU Can Take Together to Strengthen Both Regions’ Semiconductor Supply Chain Resilience

by Jennifer Meng, Senior Global Policy Manager

High-level government officials from Washington and Brussels are set to convene in Pittsburgh tomorrow (Sept. 29) for the inaugural meeting of the U.S.-EU Trade and Technology Council (TTC), which aims to expand and deepen trade and transatlantic investment ties. The TTC features 10 working groups set to address supply chain security, export controls, global trade […]

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Press Release: 09/27/21

New Report Highlights Strength of U.S. Semiconductor Industry and Continued Challenges

2021 State of the Industry Report calls for ambitious competitiveness and innovation policy agenda WASHINGTON, September 27, 2021 — The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released its annual State of the Industry Report examining the U.S. semiconductor industry’s current global position, as well as challenges to — and opportunities for — continued industry growth and […]

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Press Release: 03/19/21

SIA Statement on Meeting with U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo

WASHINGTON—March 19, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) released the following statement from President and CEO John Neuffer following a meeting yesterday between U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo and the CEOs and senior executives on the SIA board of directors. Secretary Raimondo’s statement on the meeting is available here. “We greatly appreciated meeting with Secretary […]

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Press Release: 08/17/20

SIA Statement on Export Control Rule Changes

WASHINGTON—August 17, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) released the following statement from president and CEO John Neuffer in response to the new export control rule changes announced today by the U.S. Commerce Department. SIA represents 95 percent of the U.S. semiconductor industry. “We are still reviewing the rule, but these broad restrictions on commercial chip […]

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Blog: 06/18/20

New SIA Report Highlights Industry’s Strength and Looming Challenges

by Semiconductor Industry Association

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: 05/15/20

SIA Statement on Export Control Rule Changes

WASHINGTON—May 15, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) released the following statement from president and CEO John Neuffer in response to new export control rule changes announced today. SIA represents 95 percent of the U.S. semiconductor industry.  “We are concerned this rule may create uncertainty and disruption for the global semiconductor supply chain, but it seems to be less damaging to the U.S. semiconductor […]

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Press Release: 04/27/20

SIA Statement on Export Control Rules

WASHINGTON—April 27, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) released the following statement today from president and CEO John Neuffer in response to the modification of several items in the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), including military end-use (MEU) and license exceptions for civil end-users (CIV) and additional permissive re-exports (APR). SIA represents 95 percent of the U.S. semiconductor industry.  “While we understand military-civil fusion trends demand […]

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Blog: 03/09/20

Report Shows Risks of Excessive Restrictions on Trade with China

by John Neuffer, President and CEO

An independent study released today by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) concludes America’s longstanding leadership in semiconductors is put at risk by broad restrictions on U.S. exports of commercial chip technologies to China. The BCG report was commissioned by SIA to help inform the public discussion on the impact of trade restrictions on our industry, […]

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