|Central bank of||Egypt|
EGP (ISO 4217)
|Interest on reserves||15.75%|
Since the trading of gold and silver coins in Egypt and until 1834, there was no one unit of currency to unify the country. In 1834, a decree was realised stating the forging of an Egyptian currency based on the two metals (gold and silver). In accordance with said decree, the minting of a currency in the shape of gold and silver Riyals began. In 1836, the Egyptian Pound was first introduced and it became open for public use. 
Its functions include
- Regulates banks and the banking system of Egypt;
- Formulates and implements Egypt's banking policy, monetary policy and credit policy;
- Issues banknotes;
- Manages gold and the foreign exchange reserves of the Arab Republic of Egypt
- Regulates and manages Egypt's presence in the foreign exchange market;
- Supervises the national payments system;
- Manages Egypt's public and private external debt.
List of Governors
Following is a list of the Governors of the Central Bank of Egypt: 
|Abd El-Gelil El Emary||1957–1960|
|Abd El-Hakim El Refaie||1960–1964|
|Mohamed Abul Eyoun||2001–2003|
|Tarek Hassan Amer||2015–Present|
- "Press Release" (PDF). Central Bank of Egypt. 2019-03-28. Retrieved 2019-03-31.
- "نبذة تاريخية" (in Arabic). Central Bank of Egypt. Retrieved 28 June 2019.
- Hossam Mounir (November 2, 2017) — Flotation was boldest decision in history of Egyptian economic, banking sectors, published by Daily News Egypt - accessed 2020-02-14
- The EGP Devaluation: A new beginning, published by PwC - accessed 2020-02-14
- "CBE Governors". www.cbe.org.eg. Retrieved 2019-03-31.
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