TSMC January 2013 Sales Report

Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C. – February 8, 2013 - TSMC (TWSE: 2330, NYSE: TSM) today announced its net sales for January 2013: On a consolidated basis, net sales for January 2013 were approximately NT$47.44 billion, an increase of 27.7 percent from December 2012 and an increase of 37.1 percent over January 2012.

Note: All Taiwan-listed companies are required to adopt International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) beginning in 2013. In accordance with changes in regulations related to the adoption of IFRS, TSMC will report only consolidated financial figures from January 2013.