ZIMBABWE’s distressed industries are renewing their push for the reintroduction of a domestic currency after this month’s national elections, as part of measures to arrest the country’s deepening liquidity crisis, The Financial Gazette can report. Alternatively, the major local companies that are represented by the Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI) say Harare should consider adopting the South African rand as the country’s intermediate currency — a recommendation that has been long debated and resisted by monetary authorities. “We propose three options ... to convert all RTGS dollars into new local currency, which is pegged at 1:1 with the US dollar, and thereafter float it,” said in a paper titled ‘Post-Election Recovery Document: Macro and Currency Draft’ which also implored President…