United Arab Emirates Policy Rate

2007 - 2021 | Monthly | % pa | Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates cash rate (Policy Rate: Month End: Repo Rate) was set at 1.25 % pa in Jan 2021, compared with 1.25 % pa in the previous Dec 2020. United Arab Emirates Policy Rate averaged 1.00 % pa and is updated monthly, available from Nov 2007 to Jan 2021. The data reached an all-time high of 4.50 % pa in Nov 2007 and a record low of 1.00 % pa in Feb 2017.

In the latest reports, United Arab Emirates Short Term Interest Rate: Month End: EIBOR: 3 Months was reported at 0.47 % pa in Oct 2020. United Arab Emirates Exchange Rate against USD averaged 3.67 (AED/USD) in Dec 2020. Its Real Effective Exchange Rate was 115.72 in Dec 2020.

View United Arab Emirates's Policy Rate from Nov 2007 to Jan 2021 in the chart:

United Arab Emirates Policy Rate

What was United Arab Emirates's Policy Rate in Jan 2021?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
1.25 Jan 2021 1.25 Dec 2020 1.00 Feb 2017 4.50 Nov 2007 % pa monthly Nov 2007 - 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: % of GDP (%) 5.5 2019 yearly 1991 - 2019
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) 23,083.467 2019 yearly 1991 - 2019
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 4,217.595 2019 yearly 1992 - 2019
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 8.1 Mar 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (AED bn) 479.783 2026 yearly 1991 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (AED bn) 669.677 2026 yearly 1999 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (AED bn) 480.063 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Consolidated Government: Expenditures: Current (AED mn) 330,220.113 2019 yearly 1991 - 2019
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 4.352 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) -10,702.9 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2009 - Sep 2020
Total Exports (USD mn) 17,812.1 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1981 - Nov 2020
Total Exports Growth (%) -12.2 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1982 - Nov 2020
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 7,811,223.881 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 1,049,613.063 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 125,412.288 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Imports (USD mn) 18,008.7 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2009 - Sep 2020
Total Imports Growth (%) -19.0 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2010 - Sep 2020
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 2,327,521.283 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 620,119.687 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 285.785 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1981 - Oct 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 2,372.218 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1981 - Dec 2020
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 9,367.968 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 40,777.655 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Exports: Non Oil: Volume (kg mn) 7,779.36 Dec 2017 monthly Jan 2009 - Dec 2017
Re-Exports: General System: Value (AED mn) 49,519.631 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2017 - Sep 2020
Re-Exports: General System: Volume (Ton) 1,721,991.263 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2017 - Sep 2020
Exports: Non Oil: General System: Value (AED mn) 26,830.551 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2017 - Sep 2020
Exports: Non Oil: General System: Volume (Ton) 9,332,449.417 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2017 - Sep 2020
Imports: General System: Value (AED mn) 66,136.849 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2017 - Sep 2020
Imports: General System: Volume (Ton) 7,768,723.994 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2017 - Sep 2020
Exports: ytd: HS: Non-Oil: GS: Value: Foodstuff, Beverages, Spirits and Tobacco (AED mn) 17,498.636 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2020
Exports: ytd: HS: Non-Oil: GS: Value: Mineral Products (AED mn) 9,307.671 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2020
Exports: ytd: HS: Non-Oil: GS: Value: Plastic, Rubber and Articles (AED mn) 13,678.167 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2020
Exports: ytd: HS: Non-Oil: GS: Value: Pearls, Stones, Precious Metals and its Ar... (AED mn) 88,079.462 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2020
Exports: ytd: HS: Non-Oil: GS: Value: Base Metals and Articles of Base Metal (AED mn) 29,222.145 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2020
Exports: Non Oil: GS: ytd: European Countries: ow Switzerland (AED mn) 27,004.257 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2020
Exports: Non Oil: GS: ytd: Gulf Cooperation Council Countries: ow Saudi Arabia (AED mn) 18,200.033 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2020
Exports: Non Oil: GS: ytd: Non-Arab Asian Countries: ow India (AED mn) 13,552.705 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2020
Exports: Non Oil: GS: ytd: Non-Arab Asian Countries: ow Iran (Islamic Republic O... (AED mn) 850.401 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2020
Exports: Non Oil: GS: ytd: Non-Arab Asian Countries: ow Singapore (AED mn) 2,049.031 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2020
Imports: ytd: HS: GS: Value: Pearls, Stones, Precious Metals and its Articles (AED mn) 134,396.310 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2020
Imports: ytd: HS: GS: Value: Base Metals and Articles of Base Metal (AED mn) 35,993.746 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2020
Imports: ytd: HS: GS: Value: Vegetable Products (AED mn) 17,660.952 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2020
Imports: ytd: HS: GS: Value: Mineral Products (AED mn) 34,698.725 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2020
Imports: ytd: HS: GS: Value: Chemical Products or Allied Industries (AED mn) 37,178.415 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2020
Imports: GS: ytd: European Countries: ow Germany (AED mn) 19,794.104 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2020
Imports: GS: ytd: American Countries: ow United States Of America (AED mn) 46,945.208 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2020
Imports: GS: ytd: Non-Arab Asian Countries: ow China (AED mn) 102,452.716 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2020
Imports: GS: ytd: Non-Arab Asian Countries: ow India (AED mn) 45,221.623 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2020
Imports: GS: ytd: Non-Arab Asian Countries: ow Japan (AED mn) 25,831.576 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2020
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 15,902.0 2019 yearly 1980 - 2019
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 29,652.8 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 7.0 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 13,778.1 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 3.3 2019 yearly 1972 - 2019
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 1,116.406 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 31.493 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
BoP: Current Account: Trade Balance: CIF (AED bn) 176.200 2019 yearly 2001 - 2019
BoP: Current Account (AED bn) 108.900 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
BoP: Current Account: Imports: CIF (AED bn) -984.000 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
BoP: Current Account: Services: Net (AED bn) -2.200 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
BoP: Current Account: Imports: FOB (AED bn) -885.600 2019 yearly 2001 - 2019
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (AED bn) 0.000 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
BoP: Current Account: Transfers: Net (AED bn) -171.100 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
BoP: Current Account: Investment Income: Net (AED bn) 7.600 2019 yearly 2001 - 2019
BoP: Current Account: Services: Credit (AED bn) 263.800 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
BoP: Current Account: Trade Balance: FOB (AED bn) 274.600 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
BoP: Current Account: Services: Debit (AED bn) -265.500 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
BoP: Capital and Financial Account (CF) (AED bn) -73.500 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
BoP: Current Account: Exports and Re-Exports (AED bn) 1,160.200 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
BoP: CF: Financial Account (AED bn) -73.500 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Enterprises: Private Sector: Direct Investment (AED bn) -7.800 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Enterprises: Private Sector: Direct Investment: Outw... (AED bn) -58.400 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Enterprises: Private Sector: Direct Investment: Inwa... (AED bn) 50.600 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Enterprises: Private Sector: Portfolio Investment (AED bn) 4.100 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
BoP: Change in Reserves (AED bn) -35.800 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Foreign Direct Investment: Mining and Quarrying (AED mn) 38,519.597 2016 yearly 2005 - 2016
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 7.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2009 - Sep 2020
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 103.0 2019 yearly 2013 - 2019
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 167,065.214 Jan 2021 monthly Jun 1991 - Jan 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 405,433.084 Jan 2021 monthly Jun 1991 - Jan 2021
M2 Growth (%) 4.4 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1976 - Jan 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 1.0 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 102,023.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jun 1973 - Feb 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 25.209 Mar 2020 quarterly Dec 2012 - Mar 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 5.3 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2009 - Sep 2020
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 2,854.040 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 1974 - Feb 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 2.7 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 2004 - Jan 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 510,867.801 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 2003 - Jan 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 428,695.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - Feb 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 6.9 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1976 - Feb 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 438,803.8 Nov 2020 monthly Dec 2013 - Nov 2020
Total Loans (USD mn) 434,795.371 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 2013 - Dec 2020
Total Loans Growth (%) 2.94 Sep 2020 monthly Dec 2014 - Sep 2020
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 75.28 Mar 2020 quarterly Dec 2013 - Mar 2020
Money Supply: M0 (AED mn) 110,787.000 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 2000 - Jan 2021
Money Supply: M3 (AED mn) 1,768,644.000 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 2007 - Jan 2021
Money Supply: M3: M2 (AED mn) 1,488,953.000 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 2007 - Jan 2021
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1 (AED mn) 613,547.000 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 2007 - Jan 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio: Current, Savings and Call Deposits (%) 7.000 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2021
Banks Deposits (AED bn) 1,876.162 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 2003 - Jan 2021
Banks Credit: Gross: Residents (AED mn) 1,486,531.000 Jun 2018 monthly Dec 2013 - Jun 2018

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