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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 Spring Washington Forum – Connecting Members with Policymakers at a Critical Time

Tensions between the United States and China have reached fever pitch. Ongoing trade negotiations between the U.S. and China broke down earlier this month over reported backpedaling by China on key concessions in a proposed Trump administration...

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SEMI Monitors Escalating U.S.-China Trade Tensions; Eyes Global Electronics Supply Chain Impact

SEMI, the association representing the end-to-end global electronics industry supply chain, today provided the following statement from Mike Russo, VP of Global Industry Advocacy, regarding the escalation in tensions between the U.S. and China...

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U.S. Releases List for Tariffs on $300 Billion of Chinese Goods; Damage to Semiconductor Industry Could Be Significant

Today, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), as part of its Section 301 investigation into China's trade practices, released a list of approximately $300 billion worth of Chinese goods, including a number in the semiconductor supply chain, that...

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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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SEMICON Korea: New Technologies Power Chip Industry Paradigm Shift, Growth

The more than 53,000 people who flocked to SEMICON Korea last month were treated to a motherlode of insight into the future of the semiconductor industry as 470 companies exhibited innovative technologies in more than 2,000 booths. But the annual...

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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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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

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SEMI Reaffirms Support for Industry Cooperation on RoHS Review

SEMI today confirmed its support for a Joint-Industry Cooperation on an RoHS Review aimed at urging the European Commission to, at a minimum, consider dedicating more resources to a targeted outreach programme with third countries. The...

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