TSMC July 2009 Sales Report

Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C. - August 10, 2009 - TSMC (TWSE: 2330, NYSE: TSM) today announced its net sales for July 2009: on an unconsolidated basis, net sales were approximately NT$30.28 billion, an increase of 17.5 percent over June 2009 and a decrease of 1.9 percent from July 2008. Revenues for January through July 2009 totaled NT$139.84 billion, a decrease of 30.7 percent compared to the same period in 2008.

On a consolidated basis, net sales for July 2009 were approximately NT$ 31.17 billion, an increase of 17.6 percent over June 2009 and a decrease of 2.0 percent from July 2008. Revenues for January through July 2009 totaled NT$144.89 billion, a decrease of 30.2 percent compared to the same period in 2008.