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
16 Sep 2021

US Dollar​ Currency

15.6604Buy

15.7578Sell

Euro​ Currency

18.4151Buy

18.5311Sell

Pound Sterling​ Currency

21.6552Buy

21.7914Sell

Swiss Franc​ Currency

16.9119Buy

17.0226Sell

Japanese Yen 100​ Currency

14.3148Buy

14.4065Sell

Saudi Riyal​ Currency

4.1754Buy

4.2016Sell

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)
  • Buy15.6471

  • Sell15.776