2016 was a good year for TSMC as we delivered another year of record revenue and earnings. Our revenue grew double-digit outpacing a relatively flat global semiconductor industry.
TSMC is the world’s largest semiconductor foundry, manufacturing 9,275 different products using 249 distinct technologies for 449 different customers in 2016.
Global Top Corporate Governance
TSMC was one of 5 companies named by IR Magazine for Global Top Corporate Governance.
TSMC intends to maintain a stable and sustainable dividend policy and has proposed to raise its cash dividend payment to NT$7.0 per share for 2016 earnings distribution from NT$6.0 a year ago.
In 2016, TSMC expanded its library and silicon IP portfolio to contain more than 12,000 items, a 20% increase over 2015.
2016 Consolidated Revenue totaled NT$947.94 billion, an increase of 12.4 percent over NT$843.50 billion in 2015.
TSMC was selected as a component of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for a 16th consecutive year, reflecting our ongoing commitment to sustainability and corporate social responsibility.
TSMC Nanjing Company Limited
TSMC Nanjing Company Limited was established in May 2016 to provide 12-inch wafer capacity, and is scheduled to commence production of 16-nanometer process technology in late 2018.