Monetary Policy

 

Law No. 88 of 2003 of the "Central Bank, Banking Sector and Monetary System" entrusts the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) with the formulation and implementation of monetary policy, with price stability being the primary and overriding objective.

Banking Supervision

 

CBE sets the regulatory and supervisory standards to guarantee the sound financial positions of banks, and their efficient performance, as well as issuing the necessary decisions for their implementation, and evaluating the efforts exerted

Exchange Rates

Average Client Rate in EGP
24 Apr 2017

US Dollar​ Currency

18.0382Buy

18.1409Sell

Euro​ Currency

19.5805Buy

19.6937Sell

Pound Sterling​ Currency

23.0925Buy

23.2276Sell

Swiss Franc​ Currency

18.1234Buy

18.2339Sell

Japanese Yen 100​ Currency

16.3716Buy

16.4693Sell

Saudi Riyal​ Currency

4.8097Buy

4.8373Sell

Interest Rates

CBE`s Overnight deposit and lending rates

Overnight Deposit RateOvernight Lending Rate
14.75
15.75

W.Average Overnight EGP Interbank Rate

As of 23 Apr 2017
14.994

Main Open Market Operation(Fixed Rate)

7 Days
15.25

Inflation Rates

Annual Inflation

  • 9.512​ 10.274​
  • 12.371​ 13.969​
  • 12.308​ 13.999​
  • 13.252​ 15.469​
  • 13.935​ 14.088​
  • 15.716​ 13.563​
  • 20.731​ 19.427​
  • 25.858​ 23.269​
  • 30.859​ 28.138​
  • 33.100​ 30.249​
  • 32.250​ 30.912​

Economic Research

 

CBE Initiatives

 

Banknote

 

Official Exchange Rates

CBE (USD)
  • Buy18.0324

  • Sell18.1516