LONDON – Foundry giant Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (TSMC) has reported consolidated net sales of approximately NT$37.64 billion (about $1.22 billion), an increase of 0.7 percent over August 2010 and an increase of 30.1 percent over September 2009. Revenues for January through September 2010 totaled NT$309.4 billion (about $10.04 billion) an increase of 51.9 percent compared to the same period in 2009.
The monthly sequential growth – almost none – was higher than typical September-over-August growth over the last decade for TSMC which has, on average decline by 0.3 percent.
On an unconsolidated basis, net sales were approximately NT$36.65 billion (about $1.19 billion), an increase of 0.4 percent over August 2010 and an increase of 30.8 percent over September 2009. Revenues for January through September 2010 totaled NT$300.12 billion (about $9.74 billion) an increase of 52.5 percent compared to the same period in 2009.
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