TSMC Board of Directors Meeting Resolutions

Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C. – August 14, 2012 – TSMC (NYSE: TSM) today held a meeting of the Board of Directors, at which the Board approved TSMC’s semi-annual financial statements for the first half of 2012. In addition, the Board also approved capital appropriations of US$2,407.80 million to expand and upgrade advanced technology capacity, and capital appropriations of approximately US$378.73 million to construct a fab building and install facility systems.