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AI Drives Next Wave of Chip Innovation and Growth: Ajit Manocha, SEMI President and CEO

We are living in a digital world where semiconductors are taken for granted, AI is bringing semiconductors back into the deserved spotlight, and now we are witnessing the dawn of the Cognitive Era enabled by semiconductors,” SEMI president and...

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SEMI Global Trade Seminars in China Focuses on Shifting U.S.-Sino Relations

Meeting Attended by More than 100 Tech Company Representatives

Over the past decade, China has become a central market for the semiconductor industry. China is now home to more than 30 percent of semiconductor end users worldwide. All...

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The Effects of the U.S. Midterm Elections – What Might We Expect?

With (most of) the election results in from the U.S. midterms, the expected Democratic takeover of the House and the Republican’s maintaining control of the Senate is now a reality. The day of the election, DC insiders expected that the House...

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U.S. Announces Trade Talks with Japan, the EU, and UK; Action Will Benefit Semiconductor Industry

Last week, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), on instruction from President Trump, notified Congress that the administration intends to begin bilateral trade negotiations with Japan, the European Union (EU), and the United Kingdom

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SEMI Reaffirms Support for Industry Cooperation on RoHS Review

SEMI today confirmed its support for a Joint-Industry Cooperation on an RoHS Review aimed at urging the European Commission to, at a minimum, consider dedicating more resources to a targeted outreach programme with third countries. The...

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SEMI Calls for Exclusion Process for Products in New China Tariff List

Last week, SEMI joined a coalition of business groups in calling for Ambassador Robert Lighthizer, U.S. Trade Representative, to enact an exclusion process for the most recent tranche of tariffs on $200 billion in goods imported from China. 
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Amid U.S.-China Trade War, SEMI Urges International Cooperation in Shanghai Press Conference

Tensions between the U.S. and China have reached fever pitch as the Trump administration imposed higher tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods last Monday, adding to the $50 billion in goods hit with higher duties earlier this year. Bloomberg...

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U.S.-China Trade War Heats Up with Semiconductor Industry Caught in the Middle

U.S. Government Imposes Tariffs on $200 Billion of Goods and China Retaliates on $60 Billion of Goods

Earlier this week, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) released a 10 percent tariff on $200 billion in imports from China, including more than...

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China Trade Brings Semiconductor Executives to DC for the Fall Washington Forum

Last week, more than a dozen senior semiconductor executives traveled to Washington, DC for the first-ever Fall Washington Forum. The SEMI Washington Forum, a venue for SEMI members to educate lawmakers about the industry, focused on action...

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SEMI Testifies Against Third Round of U.S. Tariffs Citing Damage to Semiconductor Supply Chain

In testimony today before a U.S. government interagency panel considering tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods, SEMI called for the removal of nearly 100 tariff lines, all of which cover items critical to the semiconductor manufacturing...

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