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
14 Jan 2021

US Dollar​ Currency

15.6264Buy

15.7264Sell

Euro​ Currency

18.9454Buy

19.073Sell

Pound Sterling​ Currency

21.2988Buy

21.4335Sell

Swiss Franc​ Currency

17.5341Buy

17.6522Sell

Japanese Yen 100​ Currency

15.0081Buy

15.1056Sell

Saudi Riyal​ Currency

4.1651Buy

4.192Sell

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

  • 2.663​ 7.168​
  • 1.916​ 5.319​
  • 1.887​ 5.092​
  • 2.541​ 5.881​
  • 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​

Economic Research

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CBE Initiatives

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BanknotE

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Official Exchange Rates

CBE (USD)
  • Buy15.6152

  • Sell15.7447