TSMC November 2005 Sales Set Record High

Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C. – December 8, 2005 -- TSMC (TAIEX: 2330, NYSE: TSM) today announced that net sales for November 2005 reached a record high of NT$27,518 million, and that revenues for January through November 2005 were NT$237,172 million.

Ms. Lora Ho, TSMC vice president and chief financial officer, noted that, “Due to continued demand increase from our customers, wafer shipments for November 2005 grew over October 2005. As a result, net sales for November 2005 increased by 4.9 percent compared to October 2005. On a year-over-year basis, net sales for November 2005 increased 31.1 percent.”