Egypt Interest Rate  1991-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

The central bank of Egypt kept its benchmark rate on hold at 9.25 percent on January 28th, as widely expected by markets. The bank also held the overnight lending rate at 10.25 percent and the discount rate at 9.75 percent. Interest rates were raised last month by 50 basis points, the first hike since July 2014, due to increasing inflationary pressures. Interest Rate in Egypt averaged 11.38 percent from 1991 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 21.40 percent in October of 1991 and a record low of 8.25 percent in September of 2009. Interest Rate in Egypt is reported by the Central Bank of Egypt.

Egypt Interest Rate
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
9.25 9.25 21.40 8.25 1991 - 2016 percent Daily
In Egypt, interest rate decisions are taken by the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE). The Central Bank of Egypt official interest rate is the overnight deposit rate. The CBE is committed to achieving, over the medium term, low rates of inflation which it believes are essential for maintaining confidence and for sustaining high rates of investment and economic growth. This page provides - Egypt Interest Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Egypt Interest Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-10-29 03:20 PM Interest Rate Decision 8.75% 8.75% 8.75% 8.75%
2015-12-24 07:00 PM Interest Rate Decision 9.25% 8.75% 8.75% 8.75%
2016-01-28 05:15 PM Interest Rate Decision 9.25% 9.25% 9.25% 9.25%
2016-03-17 04:00 PM Interest Rate Decision 9.5%
2016-04-28 04:00 PM Interest Rate Decision 9.5%
2016-06-16 03:30 PM Interest Rate Decision 9.5%

Egypt Money Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Interest Rate 9.25 9.25 21.40 8.25 percent [+]
Money Supply M0 420637.00 431665.00 485876.00 68043.00 EGP Million [+]
Money Supply M1 520591.00 515069.00 521286.00 33680.00 EGP Million [+]
Money Supply M2 1905464.00 1878161.00 1905464.00 161125.00 EGP Million [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 16500.00 16445.00 36038.00 13448.00 USD Million [+]
Banks Balance Sheet 1816873.00 1563849.10 1816873.00 156312.00 EGP Million [+]
Loans to Private Sector 457097.00 451918.00 457097.00 221295.00 EGP Million [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 6.92 7.68 12.00 6.02 percent [+]
Lending Rate 10.25 10.25 13.50 9.25 percent [+]
Interbank Rate 9.30 9.30 13.61 6.95 Percent [+]
Central Bank Balance Sheet 2459242.00 2405536.00 2459242.00 1198240.00 EGP Million [+]




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