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SEMI, Industry Coalition Urges EU to Postpone SCIP Database Notification Deadline

On 21 September, SEMI and a coalition of 40 industry organisations sent a letter to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen calling for decisive action to solve implementation issues within the European Union Waste Framework Directive,...

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SEMI Applauds House and Senate Support of Incentives to Grow U.S. Semiconductor Manufacturing

SEMI President and CEO Ajit Manocha has voiced his support for amendments the United States House of Representatives and Senate included in the Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would authorize important programs to...

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SEMI Urges Exemption of U.S. Semiconductor Supply Chain Workers from New Visa Restrictions

On June 20, President Trump signed an executive order (EO) suspending the issuance of H-1B, H-2B, J-1 and L visas for applicants residing outside of the United States without an active work permit. The order took effect today and will be in force...

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SEMI Urges Global Standards for Essential Business Travel

On Monday, SEMI led a statement from a coalition of industry groups calling on governments worldwide to harmonize their policies to safely allow essential international travel by essential workers. Cross-border mobility in the semiconductor and...

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SEMI Urges ‘Essential Business’ Designation of Chip Companies Worldwide to Help Ensure Continuous Operation

SEMI has urged government representatives around the U.S. and world to designate the semiconductor industry as an essential business so operations at companies across the chip supply chain can continue without interruption as the spread of...

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SEMI Helps Members Navigate COVID-19 Disruptions

Hello SEMI members:

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2019 in Review – A Transformational Year for SEMI Global Advocacy

When we entered 2019, our priorities in SEMI Global Advocacy were crystal clear: Continue to advance our public policy priorities under the 4 T’s – Trade, Tax, Talent and Technology – and move toward a global reach. We raised SEMI’s profile on...

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SEMI Supports Timely Ratification of the USMCA

The White House and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that the United States has reached final terms on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada free trade agreement (USMCA). The USMCA provides important modifications and updates to the 25-year old North...

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Shifting Fast to Meet Industry Needs in Changing World

Global and regional forces shaping the $2 trillion electronics industry have intensified more in the past few years than at any other time I can recall. The uncertainty bred by trade wars, corporate tax changes, new environmental regulations,...

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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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