Taiwan's UMC Oct sales rise 12.4 pct on year

TAIPEI Thu Nov 8, 2012 1:08am EST

TAIPEI Nov 8 (Reuters) - Taiwan's UMC, the world's No.2 contract chipmaker, said on Thursday its October sales rose 12.4 percent from a year earlier.

United Microelectronics Corp (UMC) had sales of T$9.28 billion ($318.20 million) last month, compared with T$8.26 billion in the same month a year ago and T$9.11 billion in the previous month, the company said on its website.

UMC did not give further details.