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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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SEMI Europe Supports Joint Call to Candidates for 2019 European Elections

SEMI Europe today confirmed its support for the joint call to future Members of the European Parliament to put industry at the core of the European Union's future. The joint call is as follows:

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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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AI Public Policy Key to Semiconductor Innovation and Growth

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is driving game-changing capabilities with huge impacts on our lives: self-driving cars, algorithms diagnosing cancers, accelerated drug development, voice-activated devices, self-healing digital grids and...

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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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New SEMI Mentoring Program Aims to Prepare Next Generation of Innovators

SEMI has launched a mentoring program that pairs seasoned industry professionals with university students and professionals wanting to advance their careers. The program is designed to help tackle the semiconductor industry’s workforce shortfall...

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