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Press Release: 12/03/18

SIA Welcomes De-escalation of U.S.-China Trade Tensions

WASHINGTON—Dec. 3, 2018—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today released the following statement from President & CEO John Neuffer in response to the agreement between U.S. President Trump and Chinese President Xi to de-escalate trade tensions: “SIA welcomes the announcement that President Trump and President Xi are […]

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Press Release: 11/30/18

USMCA Will Strengthen Global Semiconductor Supply Chain

WASHINGTON—Nov. 30, 2018—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, applauds today’s signing of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) by each country’s leaders on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Buenos Aires. The USMCA, if successfully ratified, will be the first U.S. trade agreement to incorporate many new and […]

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Press Release: 08/03/18

Mid-Year Global Semiconductor Sales Up 20.4 Percent Compared to 2017

Q2 SALES ARE HIGHEST ON RECORD, 6.0 PERCENT MORE THAN PREVIOUS QUARTER, 20.5 PERCENT HIGHER THAN Q2 OF LAST YEAR WASHINGTON—Aug. 3, 2018—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $117.9 billion during the second quarter of 2018, an increase of 6.0 […]

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Blog: 07/27/18

House Leaders Call on Administration to Remove Semiconductor Tariffs

Leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives today called on the Trump Administration to remove semiconductors and related products from a list of imports from China slated to be hit with tariffs of 25 percent in the coming days or weeks. In a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, a bipartisan group of 49 Members of […]

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Blog: 07/18/18

Semiconductor Priorities a Hot Topic in Washington This Summer

Two public events last Wednesday underscored policymakers’ current attention on tech in Washington of late. The first focused on the proper role of government in artificial intelligence (AI). The event featured panelists from industry, government, and academia discussing the importance of AI to the future economy and how it will be a game changer for not just […]

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Press Release: 07/02/18

Global Semiconductor Sales in May Increase 21 Percent Year-to-Year

GLOBAL INDUSTRY POSTS HIGHEST-EVER MONTHLY SALES; AMERICAS MARKET GROWS BY 32 PERCENT COMPARED TO LAST YEAR WASHINGTON—July 2, 2018—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $38.7 billion for the month of May 2018, an increase of 21.0 percent compared to the […]

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Press Release: 06/15/18

SIA Statement on Trump Administration Tariff Announcement

WASHINGTON—June 15, 2018—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today released the following statement regarding the Trump Administration’s announcement on tariffs on products imported from China. “While the U.S. semiconductor industry shares the Trump Administration’s concerns about China’s forced technology transfer and intellectual property (IP) practices, the proposed […]

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Press Release: 06/06/18

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 20 Percent Year-to-Year in April; Double-Digit Annual Growth Projected for 2018

INDUSTRY FORECAST PROJECTS SALES WILL INCREASE 12.4 PERCENT IN 2018 AND 4.4 PERCENT IN 2019 WASHINGTON—June 6, 2018—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $37.6 billion for the month of April 2018, an increase of 20.2 percent from the April 2017 […]

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Press Release: 05/25/18

Semiconductor Leaders Agree on Global Policy Agenda

WORLD SEMICONDUCTOR COUNCIL TO PRESENT PROPOSALS TO GOVERNMENTS WASHINGTON—May 25, 2018—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today welcomed recommendations agreed to by global semiconductor industry leaders at the 22nd annual meeting of the World Semiconductor Council (WSC) this week in San Diego, Calif. The agreement sets forth […]

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Press Release: 04/30/18

Global Semiconductor Sales Up 20 Percent Year-to-Year in Q1

WORLDWIDE SEMICONDUCTOR SALES REACH $37 BILLION IN MARCH; YEAR-TO-YEAR SALES INCREASE FOR 20TH CONSECUTIVE MONTH WASHINGTON—April 30, 2018—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $111.1 billion during the first quarter of 2018, an increase of 20 percent compared to the first […]

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Press Release: 04/02/18

Global Semiconductor Sales Up 21 Percent Year-to-Year in February

AMERICAS MARKET GROWS BY NEARLY 40 PERCENT COMPARED TO LAST YEAR; GLOBAL SALES DECREASE SLIGHTLY MONTH-TO-MONTH WASHINGTON—April 2, 2018—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $36.8 billion for the month of February 2018, an increase of 21.0 percent compared to the […]

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Press Release: 03/22/18

SIA Statement on Trump Administration Section 301 Action on China

WASHINGTON—March 22, 2018—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today released the following statement from President & CEO John Neuffer in response to the Section 301 action taken today by the Trump Administration to address China’s trade practices. “The U.S. semiconductor industry shares the Trump Administration’s concerns regarding […]

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