TSMC Board of Directors Meeting Resolutions

Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C. – November 10, 2015 – TSMC (NYSE: TSM) today held a meeting of the Board of Directors, which passed the following resolutions:

1. Approved capital appropriations of approximately US$3,963.3 million for purposes of capacity expansion of advanced technology and packaging and assembly; construction of fab facilities and installation of facility systems; first quarter 2016 R&D capital investments and sustaining capital expenditures.

2. Approved the promotion of Dr. Y.L. Wang as Vice President.