TSMC October 2009 Sales Report

Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C. - November 10, 2009 - TSMC (TWSE: 2330, NYSE: TSM) today announced its net sales for October 2009: on an unconsolidated basis, net sales were approximately NT$29.18 billion, an increase of 4.1 percent over September 2009 and an increase of 2.9 percent over October 2008. Revenues for January through October 2009 totaled NT$225.93 billion, a decrease of 21.9 percent compared to the same period in 2008.

On a consolidated basis, net sales for October 2009 were approximately NT$ 30.22 billion, an increase of 4.4 percent over September 2009 and an increase of 2.5 percent over October 2008. Revenues for January through October 2009 totaled NT$233.87 billion, a decrease of 21.5 percent compared to the same period in 2008.