TSMC February 2010 Sales Report

Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C. - March 10, 2010 - TSMC (TWSE: 2330, NYSE: TSM) today announced its net sales for February 2010: on an unconsolidated basis, net sales were approximately NT$29.2 billion, an increase of 0.1 percent from January 2010 and an increase of 153.8 percent over February 2009. Revenues for January through February 2010 totaled NT$58.35 billion, an increase of 143.7 percent compared to the same period in 2009.

On a consolidated basis, net sales for February 2010 were approximately NT$ 30.13 billion, about the same level as January 2010, and registered an increase of 147.5 percent over February 2009. Revenues for January through February 2010 totaled NT$60.27 billion, an increase of 138.2 percent compared to the same period in 2009.