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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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SEMI Testifies Against Third Round of U.S. Tariffs Citing Damage to Semiconductor Supply Chain

In testimony today before a U.S. government interagency panel considering tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods, SEMI called for the removal of nearly 100 tariff lines, all of which cover items critical to the semiconductor manufacturing...

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U.S. Imposes Second Round of Tariffs on Semiconductor Products – Squarely Hits Semiconductor Industry

U.S.-China Trade War Heats Up

The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) yesterday released a 25 percent tariff on $16 billion in imports from China, including 29 tariff lines that represent the heart of the semiconductor industry. These tariff lines...

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SEMI Testifies Against U.S. Tariffs, Members Meet with Congressional Leaders Urging Trade Action

Two months after opposing $34 billion in U.S. trade tariffs on behalf of the U.S. semiconductor manufacturing industry, Jonathan Davis, global vice president of industry advocacy at SEMI, this week spoke out against an additional $16 billion in...

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U.S. Imposes Tariffs on Semiconductor Products, Proposes Additional Tariffs that Threaten Deeper Damage to the Industry

The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), based on findings from its Section 301 investigation into China's trade practices, today announced a 25 percent tariff on $34 billion in Chinese goods including many products in the semiconductor supply chain.

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Despite Respite, U.S. Trade Tensions with China Heat Up

Hope springs eternal. And it was with collective open arms that many U.S. businesses welcomed the recent talks between U.S. and Chinese officials to resolve their trade differences and downplay the specter of a full-blown trade war. Treasury...

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SEMI Opposes Trade Tariffs Against China, Cites Damaging Impact to Chip Industry in U.S. Government Testimony

Testifying before a U.S. interagency panel weighing trade tariffs against China, Jonathan Davis, global vice president of industry advocacy at SEMI, yesterday called for the removal of more than 100 products from the list of tariffs proposed by...

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SEMI Members Take The Hill - Annual Washington Forum Brings Top Industry Priorities to Policymakers

Just as the annual Cherry Blossom festival wraps up, international trade has flowered as a top concern for SEMI members, requiring immediate action as 20 SEMI member executives carried the torch for the industry in recent meetings with lawmakers...

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SEMI, 106 Other Associations Urge Caution by Congress, Trump Administration in Trade Tariffs Against China

SEMI and 106 other associations today joined forces to express deep concern to congressional leaders about the Trump Administration’s decision to use tariffs to address China’s unfair trade practices. In a letter from the collective to House Ways...

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