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,...
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.
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.
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...
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.
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...
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
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...
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...
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...