The German Trade Office Taipei is the official Delegation of German Industry and Commerce and a member of the worldwide network of German Chamber of Commerce Abroad, with offices at 130 locations in over 90 countries. The German Trade Office Taipei was established in 1981 and the Chief representative and Executive Director, Mr.Axel Limberg said his office is to promote bilateral trade between Taiwan and Germany. Mr.Axel Limberg said COVID-19 has impacted many business plans. German Chambers of Commerce Abroad (AHKs) conducted a flash survey among its 140 locations in 92 countries from June 15 to June 26, 2020. The survey shows that German companies remain committed to Taiwan and Mr.Axel Limberg said 90.5% of the participating companies consider travel restrictions as the greatest burden for business operations adding that some business operations require the presence of manpower for example to repair machinery on site. 81% of the German companies in the survey think that an economic recovery will take place in 2021 and Mr.Axel Limberg said it is going to be a challenging year ahead.