TSMC January 2009 Sales Report

Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C. - February 10, 2009 - TSMC (TAIEX: 2330, NYSE: TSM) today announced its net sales for January 2009: on an unconsolidated basis, sales were NT$12.44 billion, a decrease of 5.5 percent from December 2008 and a decrease of 58.9 percent from January 2008.

On a consolidated basis, net sales for January 2009 were NT$ 13.13 billion, a decrease of 9.0 percent from December 2008 and a decrease of 57.8 percent from January 2008.