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
18 Feb 2020

US Dollar​ Currency

15.5753Buy

15.6753Sell

Euro​ Currency

16.8431Buy

16.9575Sell

Pound Sterling​ Currency

20.3117Buy

20.4374Sell

Swiss Franc​ Currency

15.8575Buy

15.9675Sell

Japanese Yen 100​ Currency

14.189Buy

14.284Sell

Saudi Riyal​ Currency

4.1526Buy

4.1795Sell

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

  • 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​
  • 2.114​ 3.628​
  • 2.374​ 7.100​
  • 2.663​ 7.168​

Economic Research

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CBE Initiatives

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BanknotE

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Official Exchange Rates

CBE (USD)
  • Buy15.5629

  • Sell15.689