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 Jul 2020

US Dollar​ Currency

15.9061Buy

16.0061Sell

Euro​ Currency

18.0741Buy

18.1941Sell

Pound Sterling​ Currency

19.854Buy

19.9772Sell

Swiss Franc​ Currency

16.9142Buy

17.0278Sell

Japanese Yen 100​ Currency

14.8157Buy

14.9116Sell

Saudi Riyal​ Currency

4.2405Buy

4.2676Sell

Interest Rates

CBE`s Overnight deposit and lending rates

Overnight Deposit RateOvernight Lending Rate
9.25
10.25

Main Open Market Operation(Fixed Rate)

7 Days
9.75

Inflation Rates

Annual Inflation

  • 5.903​ 8.659​
  • 4.907​ 7.455​
  • 2.603​ 4.774​
  • 2.723​ 3.146​
  • 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​

Economic Research

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CBE Initiatives

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BanknotE

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Official Exchange Rates

CBE (USD)
  • Buy15.8901

  • Sell16.0208