China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC) encourages Chinese banks to use more domestic technology. China’s moves to fight tax avoidance by MNCs raise fears among foreign firms in China. American Chamber of Commerce in Beijing raises concern about Chinese agricultural policies. Chinese railway firm pursues railway project cancellation compensation from Mexico while Chinese agencies express hope Chinese rights will be protected. Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare will slap business suspension order on Novartis. Japanese car companies suffering from US West Coast port labor strikes. World Economic Forum (WEF) ranks Korea among the lowest in terms of policy transparency. Foreign business associations in Korea lobby Korea to control labor costs and unions. Foreign companies charge Korean Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) is biased.