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CBE, AFI co-organise working group meetings in Cairo

The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) and the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) launched jointly a series of key working group meetings in Cairo on Monday 11 March. This is the second event co-organised by the two institutions. Deputy Governor of the CBE, Lobna Helal, and Deputy Executive Director of the AFI, Norbert Mumba inaugurated …

Daily News Egypt

$1.44bn increase in foreign reserves to $44.06bn end-February: CBE

The foreign exchange reserves at the CBE have increased by $1.44bn by the end of February 2019, reaching $44.06bn, compared to $42.617bn by end of January 2019. The foreign exchange reserves recorded an all-time high by the end of November 2019, when they reached $44.51bn. The CBE has not revealed the reason behind the increase …

Hossam Mounir

Egyptian banks increase their SME credit by EGP 136bn in 3 years

Egyptian banks increased their SMEs credit by EGP 136bn from end-2015 till end-2018, benefiting about 522,000 foundations, Gamal Negm, deputy governor of the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE), said on Tuesday. The banking sector allocated 65% of its loans to the private sector, Negm said before an IMF conference on its paper about Financial Inclusion …

Hagar Omran