Robert Casanova

Director, Industry Statistics and Economic Policy

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Blog: 03/27/23

Chip Sales Rise in 2022, Especially to Auto, Industrial, Consumer Markets

Semiconductors are the key enabling technology in a broad range of products across virtually all segments of our economy. Despite a cyclical market downturn that took hold during the second half of 2022, global semiconductor sales reached an all-time high of $574 billion for the year, an increase of 3.3% over 2021 sales. Newly released […]

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Blog: 02/08/23

Despite Short-Term Cyclical Downturn, Global Semiconductor Market’s Long-Term Outlook is Strong

Global semiconductor sales data released last week showed the industry experienced significant ups and downs in 2022. While chip sales reached the highest-ever annual total in 2022, the slowdown in the second half of the year substantially limited growth. A deeper dive into the year-end data reveals how this pattern is consistent with the semiconductor […]

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Blog: 12/14/22

The CHIPS Act Has Already Sparked $200 Billion in Private Investments for U.S. Semiconductor Production

Last updated May 23, 2023 at 9:30 a.m. ET By enacting the CHIPS and Science Act in August 2022, policymakers in Washington took an historic step toward attracting investment in semiconductor production and innovation in the U.S. And while the new law must still be implemented effectively and efficiently to realize its potential, the CHIPS […]

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Blog: 11/17/22

New Report Highlights Challenges and Opportunities Facing U.S. Semiconductor Industry

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released its annual State of the Industry Report. The report highlights the current challenges facing the semiconductor industry, as well as opportunities for continued growth and innovation. In 2022, with the importance of semiconductors to the global economy continuing to grow, the semiconductor industry has worked tirelessly to speed […]

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Blog: 02/08/22

SIA Launches Semiconductor Data Dashboard

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today launched a new Semiconductor Unit Sales Dashboard to provide regularly updated, publicly available sales data for a range of semiconductor products. Amid the ongoing global chip shortage, the Dashboard provides information to industry, government stakeholders, and the public at large about unit sales of semiconductors. Dashboard data is provided […]

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