Taiwan-based correspondent of Germany Trade & Invest (a German government entity) Mr. Jürgen Maurer was in town for a short visit to research on the Philippine Retail and Wholesale Industry. On 17 Feb. 2016, he was assisted by Ms. Theresa Hushka/Dep. Comm’l. Counselor for Trade Promotion/Comm’l. Section of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany to PAGASA Office to interview STC. Mr.Maurer’s publications reach the vast majority of German investors and are said to be much anticipated.