The performance of the Asia and Pacific region has been marked by growing populations and increasing economic productivity, and crises of natural and artificial origin. Past global economic and financial crises had dampening effects on Asian economies and similar crises may recur in the future. The effects of poverty, natural disasters, environmental degradation, health hazards, and poor public sector management constrain economic growth while market constraints and underinvestment in people and assets restrict its inclusiveness.
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