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SEMI Warns Against New Unilateral U.S. Export Controls on Commercial Technology

For the past several months, U.S. Department of Commerce officials have been developing proposals to amend the foreign direct product rule to require a license for the use of U.S.-origin semiconductor manufacturing equipment or technology in...

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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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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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SEMI Calls for Exclusion Process for Products in New China Tariff List

Last week, SEMI joined a coalition of business groups in calling for Ambassador Robert Lighthizer, U.S. Trade Representative, to enact an exclusion process for the most recent tranche of tariffs on $200 billion in goods imported from China. 
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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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U.S. Tax Reform Comes Back to the Top of the Congressional Agenda

As Congress returns from the August recess, lawmakers will attempt to move beyond this past summer’s contentious health care vote and focus on moving other key pieces of legislation. While much remains to be done, the Republican majority in both...
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