TSMC February 2011 Sales Report

Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C. – March 10, 2011 - TSMC (TWSE: 2330, NYSE: TSM) today announced its net sales for February 2011: On an unconsolidated basis, net sales were approximately NT$31.75 billion, a decrease of 7.8 percent over January 2011 and an increase of 8.8 percent over February 2010. Revenues for January through February 2011 totaled NT$66.18 billion, an increase of 13.4 percent compared to the same period in 2010.

On a consolidated basis, net sales for February 2011 were approximately NT$ 32.69 billion, a decrease of 7.6 percent over January 2011 and an increase of 8.5 percent over February 2010. Revenues for January through February 2011 totaled NT$68.06 billion, an increase of 12.9 percent compared to the same period in 2010.

“TSMC’s first quarter 2011 guidance as announced on January 27 remains unchanged,” said Senior Vice President Lora Ho, TSMC's Spokesperson and Chief Financial Officer.