TSMC August 2008 Sales Report

Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C. – September 10, 2008 - TSMC (TAIEX: 2330, NYSE: TSM) today announced its net sales for August 2008: on an unconsolidated basis, sales were NT$30,995 million, an increase of 0.4 percent over July 2008 and an increase of 6.2 percent over August 2007. Revenues for January through August 2008 totaled NT$232,689 million, an increase of 19.8 percent compared to the same period in 2007.

On a consolidated basis, net sales for August 2008 were NT$31,850 million, an increase of 0.1 percent over July 2008 and an increase of 6.1 percent over August 2007. Revenues for January through August 2008 totaled NT$239,281 million, an increase of 20.1 percent compared to the same period in 2007.