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SEMICON West - SEMI Global Advocacy Collaborates to Advance Industry Interests

Like all other SEMICON expositions, SEMICON West last month gathered thousands of people to make business connections and learn about the industry and its opportunities. But the events are also great venues for SEMI’s Global Industry Advocacy...

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Trade Dispute with China Deepens

The U.S. on September 1 will levy a 10 percent tariff on $300 billion (List 4) worth of Chinese goods that until now were exempt from duties, President Trump said today. The trade action makes good on the U.S. president’s commitment to impose the...

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SEMI Testifies Against U.S. Tariffs on $300 Billion Worth of Chinese Goods

In testimony today before a U.S. government interagency panel considering tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods, SEMI called for the removal of about 30 tariff lines, which cover items central to the semiconductor manufacturing process.

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SEMI, 600 Other Companies Urge Trump Administration to Resolve US-Sino Trade Dispute

SEMI, with 660 other companies and associations, urged the Trump Administration in a letter today not to escalate its trade dispute with China by imposing new tariffs and to negotiate a resolution. The letter comes as the Office of the United...

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SEMI Supports Delay of China Tariffs, Urges Firm Commitments in Trade Negotiations

Yesterday, President Trump extended the deadline for List 3, which would have raised U.S. tariffs on $200 billion worth of goods from China. SEMI welcomes the deadline extension.

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The Wall, Political Gridlock and China: SEMI's Take on SOTU Address

For public policy lovers, civic-minded, engaged U.S. citizens, and people around the world interested in the U.S. President’s positions and priorities, the annual State of the Union address (SOTU) is “must-see TV.” This year, the anticipation and...

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A Year of Transformation and Execution - Focus on Creating Member Value

Last year the industry posted another remarkable double-digit revenue growth year. IC shipments eclipsed one trillion units for the first time and continued to enable an ever-expanding array of silicon intensive-applications.

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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 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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