TSMC October 2008 Sales Report

Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C. – November 10, 2008 - TSMC (TAIEX: 2330, NYSE: TSM) today announced its net sales for October 2008: on an unconsolidated basis, sales were NT$28,371 million, an increase of 0.4 percent over September 2008 and a decrease of 10.6 percent from October 2007. Revenues for January through October 2008 totaled NT$289,312 million, an increase of 13.7 percent compared to the same period in 2007.

On a consolidated basis, net sales for October 2008 were NT$29,490 million, an increase of 0.6 percent over September 2008 and a decrease of 9.6 percent from October 2007. Revenues for January through October 2008 totaled NT$298,085 million, an increase of 14.0 percent compared to the same period in 2007.