Monetary Policy

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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

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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
05 Apr 2020

US Dollar​ Currency

15.6986Buy

15.7986Sell

Euro​ Currency

16.9671Buy

17.0783Sell

Pound Sterling​ Currency

19.2543Buy

19.3691Sell

Swiss Franc​ Currency

16.0485Buy

16.159Sell

Japanese Yen 100​ Currency

14.4714Buy

14.5676Sell

Saudi Riyal​ Currency

4.1735Buy

4.2006Sell

Interest Rates

CBE`s Overnight deposit and lending rates

Overnight Deposit RateOvernight Lending Rate
9.25
10.25

Main Open Market Operation(Fixed Rate)

7 Days
9.75

Inflation Rates

Annual Inflation

  • 8.929​ 14.162​
  • 8.109​ 13.015​
  • 7.830​ 14.088​
  • 6.398​ 9.377​
  • 5.903​ 8.659​
  • 4.907​ 7.455​
  • 2.603​ 4.774​
  • 2.723​ 3.146​
  • 2.114​ 3.628​
  • 2.374​ 7.100​
  • 2.663​ 7.168​
  • 1.916​ 5.319​

Economic Research

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CBE Initiatives

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BanknotE

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Official Exchange Rates

CBE (USD)
  • Buy15.6875

  • Sell15.8181