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
21 Apr 2019

US Dollar​ Currency

17.1242Buy

17.2242Sell

Euro​ Currency

19.2596Buy

19.3806Sell

Pound Sterling​ Currency

22.2683Buy

22.3897Sell

Swiss Franc​ Currency

16.8744Buy

16.9797Sell

Japanese Yen 100​ Currency

15.299Buy

15.3911Sell

Saudi Riyal​ Currency

4.5662Buy

4.5932Sell

Interest Rates

CBE`s Overnight deposit and lending rates

Overnight Deposit RateOvernight Lending Rate
15.75
16.75

W.Average Overnight EGP Interbank Rate

As of 21 Apr 2019
15.835

Main Open Market Operation(Fixed Rate)

7 Days
16.25

Inflation Rates

Annual Inflation

  • 11.616​ 13.124​
  • 11.086​ 11.447​
  • 10.895​ 14.384​
  • 8.541​ 13.509​
  • 8.832​ 14.240​
  • 8.554​ 15.970​
  • 8.857​ 17.675​
  • 7.944​ 15.655​
  • 8.304​ 11.971​
  • 8.566​ 12.714​
  • 9.201​ 14.350​
  • 8.929​ 14.162​

Economic Research

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CBE Initiatives

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Banknote

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Official Exchange Rates

CBE (USD)
  • Buy17.1049

  • Sell17.2279