• Kyodo


Japan will fall from being the second-largest contributor to the United Nations’ general budget to third place starting next year as China gets set to surpass it, according to diplomats.

China’s contribution will rise to 12.01 percent while Japan’s will fall to 8.56 percent for the 2019 to 2021 period, according to the new scale agreed on by U.N. members, which will formally adopted by the General Assembly, possibly Saturday.

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