Semiconductor Roundtable in Washington, DC

Immediately following the signing of a Memorandum of Cooperation on Semiconductor Supply Chain Resilience on 11 May, AMCHAM’s CEO Siobhan Das participated in the Semiconductor Roundtable that was co-hosted by Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali, Senior Minister, Ministry of International Trade and Industry, and Gina Raimondo, U.S. Secretary of Commerce.

Discussed that morning was the “need for a sustainable talent strategy that would address industry-specific concerns; the integral position of SMEs in the semiconductor supply chain; and incorporating in the Indo Pacific Economic Framework”

Also in attendance were representatives from LAM Research Corporation, Amkor Technology Malaysia Sdn Bhd, II-VI Malaysia Advanced Manufacturing Center Sdn Bhd, and the Semiconductor Industry Association.

The trade and investment mission also confirmed number of new and expanding investments which is expected to reach RM14.62 billion.

Photo Credit: U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur & The Ministry of International Trade and Industry