January 11, 2023 ECIA Newsletter


Section 301 Investigation - Request for Comments

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) is conducting a four-year review of the July 6, 2018, action, as modified, and the August 23, 2018, action, as modified, in the section 301 investigation of China’s Acts, Policies, and Practices Related to Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property, and Innovation. 

USTR is seeking public comments on the effectiveness of the actions in achieving the objectives of the investigation. This comment period began in November and will close on January 17, 2023.

ECIA is recommending members and other interested parties submit comments regarding the impact of the China tariffs on the electronics industry. To submit comments, visit USTR-2022-0014. 

To review the report on the Section 301 investigation, go to Findings Document.

Request for Comments in Four-Year Review of Actions Taken in the Section 301 Investigation: China’s Acts, Policies, and Practices Related to Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property, and Innovation.


2022 Engineering Industry Research With EETech
Thursday | January 19 | 1 pm ET | Register Now

This webinar will present data for 2,474 qualified engineering respondents from around the globe, focusing on engineering professionals: comparing career pros and next generation. 

The research study looks to answer questions like the following:

  • What type of content are engineers consuming?
  • How do engineers choose to engage with NPI?
  • What medium of communication do engineers use to interact with suppliers?
  • What are the insights for engineering product buys?
  • Newly provided ECIA questions regarding cross referencing (new projects & redesigns) 

Join EETech and ECIA for this engaging discussion!

ECIA Research and Analysis

ECIA offers its members insight into the industry and a variety of market trends information. Members can log into the website and visit the Stats & Insights page to access an increasing number of statistical reports. 

Some are available to the public, some to members and others are only accessible to those who participate in the survey. 

Reports include: 

  • Semiconductor Sales by Region & World Total (WSTS Bluebook) – November 2022
  • World and Regional Semiconductor Data by Product Categories (WSTS Bluebook) - November 2022
  • AFDEC UK & Ireland Monthly Statistics – November 2022
  • North America Monthly IP&E Components Index – December 2022
  • North America Weekly IP&E Components Index – Week 52

Visit the stats and insights page for information on these reports.  

EDS Update

EDS 2023 registration for Reps and Distributors is now open! If you have attended EDS in the past, please check your email for the instructions sent from [email protected]. If your company will be attending EDS for the first time, please contact EDS Management to be approved. 

Check out the EDS website for more information about the industry’s premier event! Beginning in February, EDS registrants may access the very popular Who’s Here page to search companies registered for EDS 2023. The list is updated weekly. 

Start making your EDS 2023 plans now!

EDS participants should only register through the official show site and email info@​edssummit.​com with questions.

Member of the Week 


We are pleased to announce Micro Commercial Components (MCC) as ECIA’s Member of the Week! 

MCC has extensive experience in the manufacturing and delivery of high-quality products, including extensive marketing and sales network throughout the world; Americas, EMEA, APAC.  

Their mission is to surpass customer expectations in quality, cost, and delivery through superior customer service and continuous product improvement. 

MCC has been an ECIA member for 11 years. 


Contact Info:

Electronic Components Industry Association
310 Maxwell Road, Suite 200, Alpharetta, GA 30009