TSMC October 2010 Sales Report

Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C. –November 10, 2010 - TSMC (TWSE: 2330, NYSE: TSM) today announced its net sales for October 2010: On an unconsolidated basis, net sales were approximately NT$37.37 billion, an increase of 2 percent over September 2010 and an increase of 28.1 percent over October 2009. Revenues for January through October 2010 totaled NT$337.49 billion, an increase of 49.4 percent compared to the same period in 2009.

On a consolidated basis, net sales for October 2010 were approximately NT$ 38.43 billion, an increase of 2.1 percent over September 2010 and an increase of 27.2 percent over October 2009. Revenues for January through October 2010 totaled NT$347.82 billion, an increase of 48.7 percent compared to the same period in 2009.