Egypt Policy Rate

1991 - 2021 | Monthly | % pa | Central Bank of Egypt

Egypt cash rate (Policy Rate: Month End: Discount Rate) was set at 8.75 % pa in Jan 2021, compared with 8.75 % pa in the previous Dec 2020. Egypt Policy Rate averaged 11.00 % pa and is updated monthly, available from Jan 1991 to Jan 2021. The data reached an all-time high of 21.50 % pa in Jul 1991 and a record low of 8.50 % pa in Oct 2011.

In the latest reports, Egypt Short Term Interest Rate: Monthly Average: Interbank Rate: Overnight was reported at 10.10 % pa in Oct 2020. Its Long Term Interest Rate (Government Bonds Rate: 10 Years) was reported at 14.50 % pa in Oct 2020. Egypt Exchange Rate against USD averaged 15.70 (EGP/USD) in Jan 2021.

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Egypt Policy Rate

What was Egypt's Policy Rate in Jan 2021?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
8.75 Jan 2021 8.75 Dec 2020 8.50 Oct 2011 21.50 Jul 1991 % pa monthly Jan 1991 - Jan 2021

Policy Rate by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (% pa) 0.50 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2021
Algeria (% pa) 3.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1963 - Jan 2021
Argentina (%) 33.86 Jan 2021 monthly Aug 1985 - Jan 2021
Armenia (% pa) 5.25 Jan 2021 monthly May 2001 - Jan 2021
Australia (% pa) 0.10 Jan 2021 monthly Aug 1990 - Jan 2021
Austria (% pa) 0.00 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Mar 2021
Azerbaijan (% pa) 6.25 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Jan 2021
Bahrain (% pa) 1.00 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Mar 2021
Bangladesh (% pa) 4.75 Jan 2021 monthly Sep 2009 - Jan 2021
Belarus (% pa) 7.75 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 1991 - Jan 2021
Belgium (% pa) 0.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
Botswana (% pa) 3.75 Jan 2021 monthly Aug 1976 - Jan 2021
Brazil (% pa) 2.00 Jan 2021 monthly Mar 1999 - Jan 2021
Bulgaria (% pa) 0.00 Feb 2021 monthly Feb 1991 - Feb 2021
Canada (% pa) 0.25 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 1992 - Jan 2021
Chile (% pa) 0.50 Jan 2021 monthly May 1995 - Jan 2021
China (% pa) 2.00 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2021
Colombia (% pa) 1.75 Jan 2021 monthly Apr 1995 - Jan 2021
Croatia (% pa) 3.00 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 1992 - Dec 2020
Cyprus (% pa) 0.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
Czech Republic (% pa) 0.05 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Denmark (% pa) 0.00 Feb 2021 monthly Aug 1914 - Feb 2021
Ecuador (% pa) 8.12 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 1995 - Mar 2021
Egypt (% pa) 8.75 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Jan 2021
Estonia (% pa) 0.00 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Mar 2021
European Union (% pa) 0.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
Finland (% pa) 0.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
France (% pa) 0.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
Georgia (% pa) 8.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2008 - Jan 2021
Germany (% pa) 0.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
Ghana (% pa) 14.50 Jan 2021 monthly Nov 2002 - Jan 2021
Greece (% pa) 0.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (% pa) 0.50 Jan 2021 monthly Jun 1992 - Jan 2021
Hungary (% pa) 0.60 Jan 2021 monthly Oct 1990 - Jan 2021
Iceland (% pa) 1.50 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jan 2021
India (% pa) 4.00 Jan 2021 monthly Apr 2001 - Jan 2021
Indonesia (% pa) 3.75 Jan 2021 monthly Jun 2015 - Jan 2021
Ireland (% pa) 0.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
Israel (% pa) 0.25 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1998 - Mar 2021
Italy (% pa) 0.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
Ivory Coast (% pa) 2.50 Mar 2017 monthly Jan 1964 - Mar 2017
Japan (% pa) -0.10 Mar 2021 monthly Nov 2008 - Mar 2021
Jordan (% pa) 3.50 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 1965 - Jan 2021
Kazakhstan (% pa) 9.00 Jan 2021 monthly Feb 1992 - Jan 2021
Kenya (% pa) 7.00 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 2003 - Mar 2021
South Korea (% pa) 0.50 Jan 2021 monthly May 1999 - Jan 2021
Kosovo (% pa) 0.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
Kuwait (% pa) 1.50 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 1999 - Jan 2021
Kyrgyzstan (% pa) 5.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
Laos (% pa) 3.00 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 1992 - Jan 2021
Latvia (% pa) 0.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
Lebanon (% pa) 10.00 Dec 2020 monthly Apr 1964 - Dec 2020
Lithuania (% pa) 0.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
Luxembourg (% pa) 0.00 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Mar 2021
Macau SAR, China (% pa) 0.50 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - Jan 2021
North Macedonia (% pa) 1.50 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Feb 2021
Malawi (% pa) 12.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1980 - Jan 2021
Malaysia (% pa) 1.75 Jan 2021 monthly Apr 2004 - Jan 2021
Malta (% pa) 0.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
Mauritius (% pa) 1.85 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - Jan 2021
Mexico (% pa) 4.25 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2008 - Jan 2021
Moldova (% pa) 5.50 Jan 2021 monthly Feb 2001 - Jan 2021
Mongolia (% pa) 6.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 2007 - Jan 2021
Montenegro (% pa) 0.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
Morocco (% pa) 1.50 Jan 2021 monthly Jun 1995 - Jan 2021
Myanmar (% pa) 9.50 2020 yearly 1986 - 2020
Nepal (% pa) 5.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 2003 - Jan 2021
Netherlands (% pa) 0.00 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Mar 2021
New Zealand (% pa) 0.25 Jan 2021 monthly Apr 1999 - Jan 2021
Nigeria (% pa) 11.50 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 2006 - Jan 2021
Norway (% pa) 0.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Jan 2021
Oman (% pa) 0.50 Jan 2021 monthly May 2007 - Jan 2021
Pakistan (% pa) 8.00 Jan 2021 monthly Feb 1992 - Jan 2021
Paraguay (% pa) 0.75 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 2010 - Jan 2021
Peru (% pa) 0.25 Jan 2021 monthly Sep 2003 - Jan 2021
Philippines (% pa) 2.50 Jan 2021 monthly Jun 2016 - Jan 2021
Poland (% pa) 0.10 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2021
Portugal (% pa) 0.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
Qatar (% pa) 2.50 Dec 2020 monthly Mar 2003 - Dec 2020
Romania (% pa) 1.25 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Jan 2021
Russia (% pa) 4.25 Jan 2021 monthly Sep 2013 - Jan 2021
Saudi Arabia (% pa) 1.00 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2021
Serbia (% pa) 1.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jan 2021
Singapore (% pa) 0.24 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 2005 - Jan 2021
Slovakia (% pa) 0.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
Slovenia (% pa) 0.00 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Mar 2021
South Africa (% pa) 3.50 Mar 2021 monthly Nov 1999 - Mar 2021
Spain (% pa) 0.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
Sri Lanka (% pa) 4.50 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Jan 2021
Sweden (% pa) 0.00 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1987 - Jan 2021
Switzerland (% pa) -0.72 Jan 2021 monthly Jun 1999 - Jan 2021
Syria (% pa) 5.00 Feb 2015 monthly Jan 1962 - Feb 2015
Taiwan (% pa) 1.13 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 1961 - Jan 2021
Tajikistan (% pa) 11.00 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 1997 - Mar 2021
Thailand (% pa) 0.50 Mar 2021 monthly May 2000 - Mar 2021
Tunisia (% pa) 6.25 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2021
Turkey (% pa) 17.00 Jan 2021 monthly May 2010 - Jan 2021
Ukraine (% pa) 6.00 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 1992 - Jan 2021
United Arab Emirates (% pa) 1.25 Jan 2021 monthly Nov 2007 - Jan 2021
United Kingdom (% pa) 0.10 Jan 2021 monthly Jun 1972 - Jan 2021

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -14,765.683 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2005 - Dec 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 25,901.672 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Jan 2021
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 5.4 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
National Government Debt (USD mn) 316,592.2 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2006 - Jun 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 68.6 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2006 - Jun 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (EGP bn) 3,086.590 2026 yearly 1999 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (EGP bn) 8,750.280 2026 yearly 1998 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (EGP bn) 2,591.340 2026 yearly 1999 - 2026
Government Budget: ytd: Revenue (EGP mn) 549,817.000 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Jan 2021
Government Budget: ytd: Cash Deficit (EGP mn) -278,242.000 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Jan 2021
Government Budget: ytd: Overall Fiscal Balance (EGP mn) -282,362.000 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Jan 2021
Government Budget: ytd: Expenditure (EGP mn) 828,059.000 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Jan 2021
Government Budget: ytd: Financing (EGP mn) 462,775.000 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2005 - Jun 2020
Gross Domestic Debt (EGP mn) 4,354,467.000 Dec 2019 quarterly Sep 1997 - Dec 2019
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.806 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) -3,157.3 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jan 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 2,496.0 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 1994 - Jan 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) -8.4 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 1995 - Jan 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 461,374.424 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 229,757.406 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 45,074.252 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Imports (USD mn) 5,117.9 Oct 2020 monthly Jul 1994 - Oct 2020
Total Imports Growth (%) -13.9 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 1995 - Jan 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 2,037,417.956 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 705,246.575 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 139.355 Nov 2020 monthly Dec 2015 - Nov 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 296.171 Aug 2020 monthly Dec 2015 - Aug 2020
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 65.787 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 2015 - Dec 2020
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 957.438 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 2015 - Dec 2020
Trade Balance: USD (USD mn) -3,157.254 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 1994 - Jan 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 78.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1994 - Sep 2020
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -2,784.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Sep 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -2.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2001 - Sep 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,605.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Sep 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2001 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -1,191.8 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.8 Jun 2020 quarterly Sep 2001 - Jun 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 6,686.400 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 1,828.600 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 125,337.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 1997 - Sep 2020
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 34.1 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 1999 - Jun 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 12,323.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 1997 - Sep 2020
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 3.0 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -15.245 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -202,641.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2013 - Dec 2020
BoP: CA: Goods and Services (USD mn) -7,683.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Sep 2020
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) -78.500 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1994 - Sep 2020
BoP: CF: Capital Account (USD mn) -44.300 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Sep 2020
BoP: CA: Transfers (USD mn) 7,158.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2020
BoP: CF: Financial Account (USD mn) 3,961.900 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Sep 2020
BoP: CA: Goods and Services: Services (USD mn) 876.300 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Sep 2020
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment Abroad (USD mn) -85.900 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 1997 - Sep 2020
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Net Portfolio Investment in Egypt (USD mn) 6,686.400 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Sep 2020
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Other Net Investment (OI) (USD mn) -4,165.200 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Sep 2020
BoP: CA: Goods and Services: Trade Balance (USD mn) -8,559.300 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Sep 2020
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (USD mn) 1,129.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2020
BoP: Overall Balance (USD mn) -69.200 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Sep 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 970.500 Mar 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: United States of America (USD mn) 384.600 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 2001 - Sep 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: Arab Countries: Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 128.300 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 2001 - Sep 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: Arab Countries: Kuwait (USD mn) 79.900 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 2001 - Sep 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: Other Countries: China (USD mn) 147.900 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Sep 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: European Union (EU) (USD mn) 1,431.300 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 2001 - Sep 2020
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 3.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2020
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 7.7 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2002 - Jun 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 73,142.645 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jan 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 315,395.302 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jan 2021
M2 Growth (%) 19.8 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Jan 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 14.0 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2012 - Jan 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 34,264.6 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 2004 - Mar 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 8.660 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2004 - Sep 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 5.9 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 2004 - Jan 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 3,934.000 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1956 - Mar 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 22.6 Dec 2020 monthly Jun 2005 - Dec 2020
Total Deposits (USD mn) 329,080.411 Dec 2020 monthly Jun 2004 - Dec 2020
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 322,661.2 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jan 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 23.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Jan 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 33,099.5 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - Jan 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 151,206.577 Sep 2020 monthly Apr 1996 - Sep 2020
Total Loans Growth (%) 25.36 Aug 2020 monthly Apr 1997 - Aug 2020
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 27.42 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 2002 - Sep 2020
Reserve Money: M0 (EGP mn) 921,675.000 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Feb 2021
Domestic Liquidity: M2 (EGP mn) 4,960,285.000 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jan 2021
Domestic Liquidity: M2: Money Supply (M1) (EGP mn) 1,150,329.000 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jan 2021
Counterpart Assets: DA: Credit (EGP mn) 5,074,558.000 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jan 2021
Domestic Liquidity: M2: Quasi Money (QM) (EGP mn) 3,809,956.000 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jan 2021
International Reserves: Net (USD mn) 40,337.000 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Mar 2021
International Reserves: Gross Official Reserves: Foreign Currency (USD mn) 36,252.000 Mar 2021 monthly Nov 2004 - Mar 2021
Banks Deposits: excl Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) (EGP mn) 5,126,257.000 Nov 2020 monthly Apr 1996 - Nov 2020
Banks Loans: excl Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) (EGP mn) 2,416,106.000 Nov 2020 monthly Nov 2003 - Nov 2020

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