TSMC September 2009 Sales Report

Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C. - October 9, 2009 - TSMC (TWSE: 2330, NYSE: TSM) today announced its net sales for September 2009: on an unconsolidated basis, net sales were approximately NT$28.02 billion, a decrease of 3.0 percent from August 2009 and a decrease of 0.8 percent from September 2008. Revenues for January through September 2009 totaled NT$196.75 billion, a decrease of 24.6 percent compared to the same period in 2008.

On a consolidated basis, net sales for September 2009 were approximately NT$ 28.94 billion, a decrease of 3.0 percent from August 2009 and a decrease of 1.3 percent from September 2008. Revenues for January through September 2009 totaled NT$203.65 billion, a decrease of 24.2 percent compared to the same period in 2008.