Who would have thought something with such a nondescript name would cause so much controversy? Most of what the government publishes usually goes without being noticed.

With the jargon and legalistic language, it tends to go over people’s heads. How many, for example, would be able to say what “Exchange Control Circular No 9/2020”, issued by the Reserve Bank in August, was about?          ..

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