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
20 Jul 2017

US Dollar​ Currency

17.8335Buy

17.9341Sell

Euro​ Currency

20.4836Buy

20.6009Sell

Pound Sterling​ Currency

23.0873Buy

23.2247Sell

Swiss Franc​ Currency

18.5592Buy

18.6658Sell

Japanese Yen 100​ Currency

15.8972Buy

15.9883Sell

Saudi Riyal​ Currency

4.7551Buy

4.7828Sell

Interest Rates

CBE`s Overnight deposit and lending rates

Overnight Deposit RateOvernight Lending Rate
18.75
19.75

W.Average Overnight EGP Interbank Rate

As of 19 Jul 2017
19.724

Main Open Market Operation(Fixed Rate)

7 Days
19.25

Inflation Rates

Annual Inflation

  • 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​
  • 32.062​ 31.464​
  • 30.571​ 29.710​
  • 31.947​ 29.763​

Economic Research

 

CBE Initiatives

 

Banknote

 

Official Exchange Rates

CBE (USD)
  • Buy17.8119

  • Sell17.9443