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Zhi Su

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Blog: 05/05/22

The 2022 SIA Factbook: Your Source for Semiconductor Industry Data

In 2021, amid the ongoing global chip shortage, semiconductor companies substantially ramped up production and innovation to address persistently high demand, leading to record chip sales and units shipped. Global semiconductor sales reached $556 billion in 2021, and U.S. semiconductor companies accounted for sales totaling $258 billion, or 46% of the global market. To remain […]

Market Data
Blog: 06/02/21

Global Governments Ramp Up Pace of Chip Investments

The strategic significance of semiconductors and their ever-increasing importance for economic competitiveness and supply-chain resilience has become a focus for governments worldwide. The widespread global chip shortage as a result of the COVID-19 crisis in late 2020 has shown that vulnerabilities in the global semiconductor supply chain put at risk many technologies and products essential […]

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Blog: 07/10/20

The U.S. Should be Concerned with its Declining Share of Chip Manufacturing, Not the Tiny Fraction of U.S. Chips Made in China

China has long been an important end-market for commercial U.S. semiconductors, accounting for over a third of all U.S. chip sales. That’s because China is the leading hub for assembling finished chips into circuit boards, which are then embedded into finished electronic products like TVs, smartphones, and laptops. The $70.5 billion in U.S. semiconductor sales […]

Domestic Manufacturing