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Jimmy Goodrich, Vice President, Global Policy

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Government, Industry Leaders Discuss Steps to Strengthen U.S. Semiconductor Industry

Posted by Jimmy Goodrich, Vice President, Global Policy on Nov 2, 2016 4:30:00 PM

Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker today gave a major policy address highlighting the strength and strategic importance of the U.S. semiconductor industry and outlining steps needed to ensure the industry remains strong and globally competitive. Following her remarks, SIA President & CEO John Neuffer and others continued the conversation with a panel discussion on the critical importance of the semiconductor sector to U.S. competitiveness and innovation.

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Topics: trade, research, china

SIA Welcomes Progress at U.S.-China Meeting on Semiconductor Issues

Posted by Jimmy Goodrich, Vice President, Global Policy on Nov 24, 2015 12:30:00 PM

SIA today welcomed commitments by the Chinese government to shed greater daylight on its ongoing efforts to significantly expand its indigenous semiconductor industry. During meetings of the U.S.-China Joint-Committee on Commerce & Trade (JCCT) this week, China said its semiconductor industry investments will be market-based and free from government intervention. The JCCT, which is led by the Secretary of Commerce and the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR), concluded annual meetings today in Guangzhou, China.

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Topics: trade, china