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UMC Statement Regarding Recent Taiwan Earthquake (Updated)


*Announcement update (May 12, 2016, 2:30pm Taiwan Time) - After evaluation of UMC's facilities, all personnel and facilities are fine in all sites, and equipment is operating normally. There is no impact to manufacturing, wafer shipments or operations.

Hsinchu, Taiwan, May 12, 2016 – UMC (TWSE: 2303, NYSE: UMC) today announced that it is currently assessing any impact from the recent 5.8 magnitude earthquake recorded in northern Taiwan on May 12 at 11:17am. The quake was registered as a magnitude 3 at our Hsinchu fab sites and 1 at our Tainan Fab 12A location. We will post updates as soon as information from individual fab sites is gathered and evaluated.



UMC Corporate Communications
Richard Yu
+886-2-2658-9168 ext. 16951



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