Taiwan's UMC Sept sales rise 11.5 pct on year

TAIPEI, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Taiwan's UMC , theworld's No.2 contract chipmaker, said on Tuesday its Septembersales rose 11.5 percent from a year earlier, but dipped fromAugust.

United Microelectronics Corp (UMC) had sales ofT$9.11 billion ($310.78 million) last month, compared withT$8.18 billion in the same month last year and T$9.8 billion inAugust, the company said on its website.

UMC did not give further details. For a table on the company's website, see($1 = 29.3135 Taiwan dollars)

(Reporting by Clare Jim; Editing by Jonathan Standing)

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