The Rhodesian economy under sanctions
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Economic sanctions against Rhodesia have failed. Not only have they failed to achieve their political objective of bringing about the collapse of the existing Government, but they have also failed to depress economic activity to the extent that was intended. After 12 months of voluntary sanctions followed by eight months of mandatory United Nations sanctions there are signs that the economy—far from wilting under the pressure—is beginning to grow once again. It would appear that the worst is past.