TSMC Monthly Sales Report – November 2003

Hsinchu, Taiwan, December 9, 2003 - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. (TSMC) (TAIEX: 2330, NYSE: TSM) today announced that net sales for November 2003 totaled NT$18,510 million, a decrease of 8.8 percent from October 2003. On a year-over-year basis, November 2003 net sales increased 26.9 percent. Revenues for January through November 2003 totaled NT$182,939 million, an increase of 22.3 percent over the same period in 2002.

Sales Report: (Unit: NT$ million)

Net Sales

2003(1)

2002

Growth

November

18,510

14,582

26.9%

January through November

182,939

149,620

22.3%

(1): Year 2003 figures have not been audited.