TSMC Monthly Sales Report – November 2001

Hsinchu, Taiwan, December 7, 2001– Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. (“ TSMC” or “ the Company” ) (TAIEX: 2330, NYSE: TSM), today announced that net sales for November 2001 totaled NT$11,059 million, representing an increase of 7.0 percent over October 2001 sales. On a year-over-year basis, net sales declined 39.1 percent in November 2001 compared to the same period a year ago. Total net sales from January to November 2001 were NT$114,155 million, a decrease of 22.9 percent from the same period a year ago.

Hsinchu, Taiwan, December 7, 2001– Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. (“ TSMC” or “ the Company” ) (TAIEX: 2330, NYSE: TSM), today announced that net sales for November 2001 totaled NT$11,059 million, representing an increase of 7.0 percent over October 2001 sales. On a year-over-year basis, net sales declined 39.1 percent in November 2001 compared to the same period a year ago. Total net sales from January to November 2001 were NT$114,155 million, a decrease of 22.9 percent from the same period a year ago.