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
19 Oct 2020

US Dollar​ Currency

15.6422Buy

15.7422Sell

Euro​ Currency

18.4218Buy

18.5459Sell

Pound Sterling​ Currency

20.3192Buy

20.446Sell

Swiss Franc​ Currency

17.1874Buy

17.3049Sell

Japanese Yen 100​ Currency

14.8422Buy

14.9399Sell

Saudi Riyal​ Currency

4.1705Buy

4.1974Sell

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)
  • Buy15.6286

  • Sell15.7586