By: Chang Chien-chung and Frances Huang
Taipei, Oct. 9 (CNA) Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the world’s
largest contract chipmaker, on Tuesday reported its second highest monthly sales of NT$94.92 billion (US$3.06 billion) in September.
In a statement, TSMC said its consolidated sales in September also represented a 4.2 percent monthly increase and a gain of 7.2 percent from a year earlier.
The September revenue of NT$94.92 billion, the second highest in the company’s history after its NT$103.70 sales in March, was driven by solid demand for chips made on the 7 nanometer process, according the market analysts.
TSMC also reported third-quarter consolidated sales of NT$260.35 billion, which was an 11.6 percent quarterly increase and higher than its estimate of about a 6 percent rise in U.S. dollar terms. [FULL STORY]