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
16 Aug 2018

US Dollar​ Currency

17.8436Buy

17.9431Sell

Euro​ Currency

20.2864Buy

20.403Sell

Pound Sterling​ Currency

22.6703Buy

22.7984Sell

Swiss Franc​ Currency

17.9567Buy

18.0586Sell

Japanese Yen 100​ Currency

16.1247Buy

16.219Sell

Saudi Riyal​ Currency

4.7575Buy

4.7843Sell

Interest Rates

CBE`s Overnight deposit and lending rates

Overnight Deposit RateOvernight Lending Rate
16.75
17.75

W.Average Overnight EGP Interbank Rate

As of 15 Aug 2018
17.050

Main Open Market Operation(Fixed Rate)

7 Days
17.25

Inflation Rates

Annual Inflation

  • 34.860​ 31.916​
  • 33.260​ 31.592​
  • 30.527​ 30.821​
  • 25.543​ 25.978​
  • 19.864​ 21.901​
  • 14.351​ 17.068​
  • 11.882​ 14.397​
  • 11.587​ 13.319​
  • 11.616​ 13.124​
  • 11.086​ 11.447​
  • 10.895​ 14.384​
  • 8.541​ 13.509​

Economic Research

 

CBE Initiatives

 

Banknote

 

Official Exchange Rates

CBE (USD)
  • Buy17.8358

  • Sell17.9611