The system is the country’s latest attempt to address its foreign currency woes, but small and medium-sized enterprises – the largest portion of the business sector – say it leaves them out.
Visitors started thinning out last year after a change in the area's political status. Then the coronavirus struck.
Local chrome miners depend on Chinese investors for machinery and a market for ore. In theory, the partnerships are mutually beneficial. But in practice, Zimbabwean miners say, the relationships are exploitative.
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