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
28 Mar 2017

US Dollar​ Currency

18.0821Buy

18.1876Sell

Euro​ Currency

19.6389Buy

19.7554Sell

Pound Sterling​ Currency

22.6876Buy

22.8255Sell

Swiss Franc​ Currency

18.3705Buy

18.4853Sell

Japanese Yen 100​ Currency

16.392Buy

16.4937Sell

Saudi Riyal​ Currency

4.8216Buy

4.8499Sell

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 27 Mar 2017
15.015

Main Open Market Operation(Fixed Rate)

7 Days
15.25

Inflation Rates

Annual Inflation

  • 8.415​ 9.015​
  • 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​

Economic Research

 

CBE Initiatives

 

Banknote

 

Official Exchange Rates

CBE (USD)
  • Buy18.0749

  • Sell18.1997