CHANDLER, Ariz. - Octover 19, 2006 - Amkor Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMKR) today announced that the Nasdaq Listings Qualification Panel has found Amkor in compliance with all applicable listing standards and will continue the listing of Amkor's shares on the Nasdaq Stock Market. This action follows Amkor's hearing before a Nasdaq Listing Qualifications Panel, and the filing, on October 6, 2006, of Amkor's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2006.

About Amkor

Amkor is a leading provider of advanced semiconductor assembly and test services. The company offers semiconductor companies and electronics OEMs a complete set of microelectronic design and manufacturing services. More information on Amkor is available from the company's SEC filings and on Amkor's web site:

Jeffrey Luth
VP Corporate Communications
Amkor Technology, Inc.
480-821-5000 ext. 5130