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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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Press Release: 02/18/20

SIA Statement on President Trump’s Tweets Regarding Export Controls

WASHINGTON—Feb. 18, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) released the following statement today from President & CEO John Neuffer regarding President Trump’s tweets from this morning related to controls on exports to China. SIA represents U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, with members accounting for approximately 95 percent of U.S. semiconductor company sales. “We […]

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Press Release: 01/29/20

USMCA Signing is Big Win for Semiconductor Industry

WASHINGTON—Jan. 29, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) released the following statement today from President & CEO John Neuffer regarding President Trump’s signing of legislation implementing the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). SIA represents U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, with members accounting for approximately 95 percent of U.S. semiconductor company sales. “Today’s signing of legislation […]

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Press Release: 01/16/20

USMCA Approval Strengthens U.S. Technology and Trade Leadership

WASHINGTON—Jan. 16, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today applauded Senate approval of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), which passed with strong bipartisan support earlier today. SIA represents U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, with members accounting for approximately 95 percent of U.S. semiconductor company sales. “Congressional approval of the USMCA is a major win […]

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Press Release: 01/15/20

Semiconductor Industry Applauds U.S.-China Trade Deal

WASHINGTON—Jan. 15, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) released the following statement from president & CEO John Neuffer regarding the “phase one” U.S.-China trade agreement signed today. SIA represents U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, with members accounting for approximately 95 percent of U.S. semiconductor company sales. “The ‘phase one’ trade agreement signed today […]

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Press Release: 12/13/19

SIA Welcomes ‘Phase One’ U.S.-China Trade Deal

WASHINGTON—Dec. 13, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, released the following statement from SIA president & CEO John Neuffer regarding the “phase one” U.S.-China trade deal announced today. “We welcome the ‘phase one’ trade agreement reached today, which provides needed relief for the semiconductor industry by reducing […]

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Blog: 12/10/19

USMCA Deal a Victory for High-Tech Trade

by John Neuffer, President and CEO

The White House and House Democrats today reached a deal on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), paving the way for congressional passage of the North American trade pact. SIA welcomes today’s agreement and urges swift ratification of the USMCA. The USMCA is a big win for free trade and America’s global technology leadership. The agreement will […]

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Press Release: 11/20/19

SIA Statement on Licenses for Exports to Huawei

WASHINGTON—Nov. 20, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released the following statement from president & CEO John Neuffer regarding the approval of licenses for exports to Huawei. SIA represents U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, with members accounting for approximately 95 percent of U.S. semiconductor sales. “We welcome the Administration’s approval of export licenses […]

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Press Release: 10/11/19

SIA Statement on ‘Phase One’ U.S.-China Trade Agreement

WASHINGTON—Oct. 11, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, released the following statement from SIA president & CEO John Neuffer regarding the “phase one” U.S.-China trade agreement announced today. “The ‘phase one’ agreement announced today is welcome news for the semiconductor industry, and we look forward to seeing […]

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Press Release: 08/19/19

SIA Statement Following Commerce’s Announcement to Extend the Temporary General License

WASHINGTON—August 19, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today released the following statement from SIA President & CEO John Neuffer following the Department of Commerce announcement adding Huawei affiliates to the entities list and providing an extension of the Temporary General License until November 2019. “While we […]

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Press Release: 06/29/19

SIA Statement Following Trump-Xi Meeting in Osaka

WASHINGTON—June 29, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today released the following statement from SIA president & CEO John Neuffer following the meeting between President Trump and President Xi in Osaka, Japan. “The progress made today by President Trump and President Xi in Osaka is good news […]

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Blog: 06/21/19

SIA Testifies on Impact of Proposed 301 Tariffs on U.S. IT Industry

by Devi Keller, Director, Global Policy

This week, SIA testified before the International Trade Commission (ITC) on the Administration’s proposed fourth tranche of tariffs on $300 billion in trade with China as part of the Section 301 investigation into China’s unfair acts, policies, and practices. If implemented, the proposed fourth round of tariffs will encompass virtually all information technology products, including […]

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