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
17 Sep 2019

US Dollar​ Currency

16.3039Buy

16.4039Sell

Euro​ Currency

17.9669Buy

18.0836Sell

Pound Sterling​ Currency

20.2299Buy

20.3474Sell

Swiss Franc​ Currency

16.3924Buy

16.4979Sell

Japanese Yen 100​ Currency

15.0697Buy

15.1663Sell

Saudi Riyal​ Currency

4.3462Buy

4.3733Sell

Interest Rates

CBE`s Overnight deposit and lending rates

Overnight Deposit RateOvernight Lending Rate
14.25
15.25

W.Average Overnight EGP Interbank Rate

As of 16 Sep 2019
14.424

Main Open Market Operation(Fixed Rate)

7 Days
14.75

Inflation Rates

Annual Inflation

  • 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​
  • 8.109​ 13.015​
  • 7.830​ 14.088​
  • 6.398​ 9.377​
  • 5.903​ 8.659​
  • 4.907​ 7.455​

Economic Research

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CBE Initiatives

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BanknotE

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Official Exchange Rates

CBE (USD)
  • Buy16.28

  • Sell16.4058