TSMC Oct sales at record high; up 32.3 pct on year

TAIPEI Fri Nov 9, 2012 12:35am EST

TAIPEI Nov 9 (Reuters) - TSMC, the world's biggest contract chip maker, said on Friday that sales in October rose 32.3 percent from a year earlier to a record high.

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC) said unconsolidated sales totalled T$49.28 billion ($1.69 billion) last month, compared with T$37.25 billion a year earlier and T$42.82 billion in the previous month.

Consolidated sales totalled T$49.94 billion, up 32.8 percent a year earlier.

The company did not give further details.