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
28 Oct 2020

US Dollar​ Currency

15.6561Buy

15.7561Sell

Euro​ Currency

18.349Buy

18.4709Sell

Pound Sterling​ Currency

20.2621Buy

20.3853Sell

Swiss Franc​ Currency

17.1517Buy

17.2689Sell

Japanese Yen 100​ Currency

15.0006Buy

15.0993Sell

Saudi Riyal​ Currency

4.1745Buy

4.2014Sell

Interest Rates

CBE`s Overnight deposit and lending rates

Overnight Deposit RateOvernight Lending Rate
8.75
9.75

Main Open Market Operation(Fixed Rate)

7 Days
9.25

Inflation Rates

Annual Inflation

  • 2.723​ 3.146​
  • 2.114​ 3.628​
  • 2.374​ 7.100​
  • 2.663​ 7.168​
  • 1.916​ 5.319​
  • 1.887​ 5.092​
  • 2.541​ 5.881​
  • 1.542​ 4.696​
  • 0.954​ 5.631​
  • 0.722​ 4.203​
  • 0.836​ 3.366​
  • 3.264​ 3.694​

Economic Research

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CBE Initiatives

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BanknotE

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Official Exchange Rates

CBE (USD)
  • Buy15.6476

  • Sell15.7746