TSMC Board of Directors Resolutions

Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C. – November 8, 2011 –TSMC (NYSE: TSM) today held a meeting of the Board of Directors, which approved capital appropriations of approximately US$1,061.4 million to increase advanced technology process capacity and to build and expand 12-inch GigaFab facilities. In addition, the Board of Directors also approved R&D capital appropriations and 2012 sustaining capital appropriations totaling US$233.9 million.