TSMC December 2009 Sales Report

Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C. - January 8, 2010 - TSMC (TWSE: 2330, NYSE: TSM) today announced its net sales for December 2009: on an unconsolidated basis, net sales were approximately NT$30.47 billion, an increase of 3.8 percent over November 2009 and an increase of 131.5 percent over December 2008. Full-year sales for 2009 totaled NT$285.74 billion, a decrease of 11.2 percent compared to 2008.

On a consolidated basis, net sales for December 2009 were approximately NT$ 31.55 billion, an increase of 4.1 percent over November 2009 and an increase of 118.7 percent over December 2008. Full-year sales for 2009 totaled NT$295.74 billion, a decrease of 11.2 percent compared to 2008.