Nearly 3,000 Attendees Go Virtual at SEMICON SEA 2020
Never before had we expected that SEMICON SEA 2020 would go virtual.
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...
COVID-19: Japan Eases State of Emergency but Immigration Controls Hamper its Microelectronics Industry
In an important step toward resuming business as usual in Japan, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on May 14 lifted the state of emergency originally scheduled to expire at the end of May for 39 of Japan’s 47 prefectures, marking “the real beginning of...
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...
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