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
02 Dec 2020

US Dollar​ Currency

15.6075Buy

15.7075Sell

Euro​ Currency

18.8226Buy

18.948Sell

Pound Sterling​ Currency

20.8142Buy

20.9412Sell

Swiss Franc​ Currency

17.3919Buy

17.5111Sell

Japanese Yen 100​ Currency

14.9168Buy

15.0182Sell

Saudi Riyal​ Currency

4.1611Buy

4.188Sell

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

  • 2.114​ 3.628​
  • 2.374​ 7.100​
  • 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​

Economic Research

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CBE Initiatives

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BanknotE

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Official Exchange Rates

CBE (USD)
  • Buy15.6035

  • Sell15.7264