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TSMC says Sept sales up 30.3 pct on year, down vs Aug

TAIPEI, Oct 9 (Reuters) - TSMC , the world'sbiggest contract chip maker, said on Tuesday that unconsolidatedsales in September rose 30.3 percent from a year earlier, thoughthey fell back from August.

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC) saidunconsolidated sales totalled T$42.82 billion ($1.46 billion)last month, compared with T$32.9 billion a year earlier andT$48.9 billion in the previous month.

Consolidated sales totalled T$43.35 billion, up 29.8 percentfrom a year earlier.

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

(Reporting by Clare Jim; Editing by Jonathan Standing)

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