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 Dec 2019

US Dollar​ Currency

16.0856Buy

16.1856Sell

Euro​ Currency

17.8115Buy

17.9239Sell

Pound Sterling​ Currency

21.1509Buy

21.2759Sell

Swiss Franc​ Currency

16.3156Buy

16.4237Sell

Japanese Yen 100​ Currency

14.7913Buy

14.8846Sell

Saudi Riyal​ Currency

4.2891Buy

4.316Sell

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

  • 8.304​ 11.971​
  • 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​

Economic Research

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CBE Initiatives

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BanknotE

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Official Exchange Rates

CBE (USD)
  • Buy16.0852

  • Sell16.2032