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
11 May 2021

US Dollar​ Currency

15.6269Buy

15.7258Sell

Euro​ Currency

19.018Buy

19.1431Sell

Pound Sterling​ Currency

22.1059Buy

22.2505Sell

Swiss Franc​ Currency

17.3248Buy

17.4441Sell

Japanese Yen 100​ Currency

14.3842Buy

14.4792Sell

Saudi Riyal​ Currency

4.1667Buy

4.1933Sell

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

  • 1.542​ 4.696​
  • 0.954​ 5.631​
  • 0.722​ 4.203​
  • 0.836​ 3.366​
  • 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​

Economic Research

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CBE Initiatives

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BanknotE

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Official Exchange Rates

CBE (USD)
  • Buy15.6182

  • Sell15.7451