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
22 Sep 2021

US Dollar​ Currency

15.6607Buy

15.7581Sell

Euro​ Currency

18.3653Buy

18.4858Sell

Pound Sterling​ Currency

21.3502Buy

21.4845Sell

Swiss Franc​ Currency

16.9708Buy

17.0838Sell

Japanese Yen 100​ Currency

14.2994Buy

14.3909Sell

Saudi Riyal​ Currency

4.1755Buy

4.2017Sell

Interest Rates

CBE`s Overnight deposit and lending rates

Overnight Deposit RateOvernight Lending Rate
8.25
9.25

Main Open Market Operation(Fixed Rate)

7 Days
8.75

Inflation Rates

Annual Inflation

  • 3.264​ 3.694​
  • 3.889​ 4.520​
  • 4.021​ 5.696​
  • 3.803​ 5.428​
  • 3.637​ 4.285​
  • 3.645​ 4.455​
  • 3.672​ 4.476​
  • 3.331​ 4.101​
  • 3.413​ 4.829​
  • 3.849​ 4.930​
  • 4.567​ 5.446​
  • 4.526​ 5.682​

Economic Research

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CBE Initiatives

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BanknotE

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Official Exchange Rates

CBE (USD)
  • Buy15.6494

  • Sell15.7773