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VIS Reports Second Quarter Revenue of NT$4,576 Million and Earnings Per Share of NT$0.27
Hsinchu, Taiwan, August 4, 2008 - Vanguard International Semiconductor Corporation today announced its second quarter financial results. Second quarter revenue was NT$4,576 million, generating after tax net income around NT$475 million, and EPS of NT$0.27.

Compared with the previous quarter, second quarter revenue increased by 1%, net income dropped by around 38% and earnings per share dropped by around 40%. On a year-over-year comparison, revenue for the second quarter increased around 20%, net income dropped by around 53% and earnings per share dropped by around 55% .

Wafer shipment for the second quarter reached 301,000 wafers, representing a 3% decline from 311,000 wafers from the previous quarter. Due to loading decline and unfavorable exchange rateˇAgross margin dropped from around 28% to around 19%.


For the third quarter of 2008ˇA VIS spokesperson Mr. Robert Hsieh commented, ˇ§As global economy become uncertain, customers are more cautious in order and aggressive in inventory control. Revenue is expected to be between NT$4.2 billion to NT$4.5 billion. Gross profit margin is expected to be between 16% and 18%, Operating profit margin is expected to be between 6% and 8%ˇ¨.

 
VIS SpokespersonˇG
Robert Hsieh- Vice President
Vanguard International Semiconductor Corporation
Tel: 886-3-5770355
E-mail: pr@vis.com.tw

Media ContactsˇG
Jay Tsai / Lily Hsu - PR Department
Vanguard International Semiconductor Corporation
Tel: 886-3-5770355 ext.1900 / 1901
Fax: 886-3-5773504
Mobil: 0910-296-018
E-mail: cjtsai@vis.com.tw, llhsu@vis.com.tw