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 Jan 2020

US Dollar​ Currency

15.7794Buy

15.8794Sell

Euro​ Currency

17.6035Buy

17.7215Sell

Pound Sterling​ Currency

20.6222Buy

20.7481Sell

Swiss Franc​ Currency

16.3874Buy

16.493Sell

Japanese Yen 100​ Currency

14.3463Buy

14.4411Sell

Saudi Riyal​ Currency

4.2055Buy

4.2327Sell

Interest Rates

CBE`s Overnight deposit and lending rates

Overnight Deposit RateOvernight Lending Rate
12.25
13.25

Main Open Market Operation(Fixed Rate)

7 Days
12.75

Inflation Rates

Annual Inflation

  • 8.566​ 12.714​
  • 9.201​ 14.350​
  • 8.929​ 14.162​
  • 8.109​ 13.015​
  • 7.830​ 14.088​
  • 6.398​ 9.377​
  • 5.903​ 8.659​
  • 4.907​ 7.455​
  • 2.603​ 4.774​
  • 2.723​ 3.146​
  • 2.114​ 3.628​
  • 2.374​ 7.100​

Economic Research

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CBE Initiatives

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BanknotE

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Official Exchange Rates

CBE (USD)
  • Buy15.7614

  • Sell15.8847