Chartered Reports Results for Second Quarter 2007


-- Basic and diluted loss per American Depositary Share (ADS) was ($0.11) and basic and diluted loss per share was ($0.01) in second quarter 2007, compared with basic earnings per ADS and basic earnings per share of $0.04 and $0.00 respectively in second quarter 2006 and diluted earnings per ADS and diluted earnings per share of $0.04 and $0.00 respectively in second quarter 2006.

Wafer Shipments and Average Selling Prices (eight-inch equivalent)

-- Shipments in second quarter 2007 were 345.2 thousand wafers, an increase of 5.6 percent compared to 327.0 thousand wafers in second quarter 2006. Shipments in second quarter 2007 increased by 15.4 percent compared to 299.2 thousand wafers shipped in first quarter 2007. Shipments including Chartered's share of SMP were 381.6 thousand wafers, an increase of 7.3 percent compared to 355.7 thousand wafers in second quarter 2006. Shipments including Chartered's share of SMP in second quarter 2007 increased 17.2 percent compared to 325.6 thousand wafers shipped in first quarter 2007.

-- Average selling price (ASP) was $908 per wafer in second quarter 2007, compared to $1,071 per wafer in first quarter 2007, primarily due to a less favorable product mix. ASP including Chartered's share of SMP was $896 per wafer in second quarter 2007 compared to $1,051 per wafer in first quarter 2007.

Capacity and Utilization

Capacity utilization in second quarter 2007 was 79 percent compared to 82 percent in the year-ago quarter, and 70 percent in first quarter 2007. Capacity in second quarter 2007 was up approximately 11 percent compared to second quarter 2006 and was up approximately four percent compared to first quarter 2007. Capacity utilization is based on total shipments and total capacity, both of which include Chartered's share of SMP.
                          Utilization Table

Data including Chartered's share of SMP
----------------------------------------------------------------------
Thousand 8" equivalent wafers  2Q 2006 3Q 2006 4Q 2006 1Q 2007 2Q 2007
------------------------------ ------- ------- ------- ------- -------
  Total wafers shipped           355.7   337.0   322.9   325.6   381.6
------------------------------ ------- ------- ------- ------- -------
  Total capacity                 436.4   458.2   461.7   462.4   483.0
------------------------------ ------- ------- ------- ------- -------
      Utilization                  82%     74%     70%     70%     79%
------------------------------ ------- ------- ------- ------- -------

                           Capacity by Fab

 (Thousand 8"           2Q 2006 3Q 2006 4Q 2006 1Q 2007 2Q 2007 Est.3Q
  equivalent wafers)                                             2007
----------------------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ------
Fab 2                     144.1   145.7   145.7   142.6   153.8  155.5
----------------------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ------
Fab 3                      70.3    71.0    71.0    69.5    70.3   70.4
----------------------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ------
Fab 5 (Chartered's
 share)                    34.6    35.0    35.0    34.6    34.9   35.3
----------------------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ------
Fab 6                     115.8   117.0   117.0   114.5   115.8  117.0
----------------------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ------
Fab 7                      71.6    89.5    93.0   101.2   108.2  124.0
----------------------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ------
       Total              436.4   458.2   461.7   462.4   483.0  502.2
----------------------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ------


Market Dynamics

The following business statistics tables provide information on revenues including Chartered's share of SMP by market sector, region and technology.
                      Breakdown by Market Sector

Revenues including Chartered's share of SMP (Percentage of Total)
                               2Q 2006 3Q 2006 4Q 2006 1Q 2007 2Q 2007
------------------------------ ------- ------- ------- ------- -------
   Communications                  34%     32%     30%     36%     42%
------------------------------ ------- ------- ------- ------- -------
   Computer                        25%     37%     44%     43%     31%
------------------------------ ------- ------- ------- ------- -------
   Consumer                        39%     29%     24%     19%     24%
------------------------------ ------- ------- ------- ------- -------
   Other                            2%      2%      2%      2%      3%
------------------------------ ------- ------- ------- ------- -------
       Total                      100%    100%    100%    100%    100%
------------------------------ ------- ------- ------- ------- -------

                         Breakdown by Region

Revenues including Chartered's share of SMP (Percentage of Total)
                               2Q 2006 3Q 2006 4Q 2006 1Q 2007 2Q 2007
------------------------------ ------- ------- ------- ------- -------
   Americas                        75%        76%          76%          78%          67%
------------------------------  -------  -------  -------  -------  -------
      Europe                                                      9%          10%            9%            7%            9%
------------------------------  -------  -------  -------  -------  -------
      Asia-Pacific                                        14%          13%          13%          14%          22%
------------------------------  -------  -------  -------  -------  -------
      Japan                                                        2%            1%            2%            1%            2%
------------------------------  -------  -------  -------  -------  -------
              Total                                            100%        100%        100%        100%        100%
------------------------------  -------  -------  -------  -------  -------
 


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