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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 Since 60% of U.S. semiconductor imports from China are originally made in the U.S., distributed through global supply chains, and imported by U.S. companies for themselves, U.S. […]

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Blog: 07/01/20

USMCA Implementation is a Milestone for Global Technology Trade

by Devi Keller, Director, Global Policy

The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) enters into force today, marking a milestone in the advancement of America’s global technology trade leadership. The agreement will help strengthen the digital economy, promote semiconductor industry trade priorities, and benefit U.S. companies and consumers alike. The USMCA is the first U.S. agreement to incorporate several top U.S. semiconductor industry priorities, […]

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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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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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