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 Nov 2019

US Dollar​ Currency

16.0706Buy

16.1706Sell

Euro​ Currency

17.758Buy

17.8749Sell

Pound Sterling​ Currency

20.7374Buy

20.8584Sell

Swiss Franc​ Currency

16.2312Buy

16.3388Sell

Japanese Yen 100​ Currency

14.7762Buy

14.8722Sell

Saudi Riyal​ Currency

4.2851Buy

4.312Sell

Interest Rates

CBE`s Overnight deposit and lending rates

Overnight Deposit RateOvernight Lending Rate
12.25
13.25

Main Open Market Operation(Fixed Rate)

7 Days
12.75

Inflation Rates

Annual Inflation

  • 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​
  • 2.603​ 4.774​
  • 2.723​ 3.146​

Economic Research

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CBE Initiatives

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BanknotE

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Official Exchange Rates

CBE (USD)
  • Buy16.0531

  • Sell16.1789