Falling incomes have led to falling demand for the goods of small businesses, few businesses were able to afford imported inputs, and many domestically produced materials which were formerly available were now in short supply because they were being exported. A few enterprises have been able
to occupy high-income niche markets, but the majority are facing falling demand and increased competition.
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