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
20 Jan 2022

US Dollar​ Currency

15.6608Buy

15.7586Sell

Euro​ Currency

17.7516Buy

17.864Sell

Pound Sterling​ Currency

21.2987Buy

21.4443Sell

Swiss Franc​ Currency

17.1044Buy

17.2131Sell

Japanese Yen 100​ Currency

13.7039Buy

13.7919Sell

Saudi Riyal​ Currency

4.1748Buy

4.2011Sell

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

  • 3.637​ 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​
  • 4.848​ 6.579​
  • 5.221​ 6.267​
  • 5.790​ 5.556​
  • 5.968​ 5.899​

Economic Research

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CBE Initiatives

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Official Exchange Rates

CBE (USD)
  • Buy15.6497

  • Sell15.7786