Egypt publishes 1st pictures of new plastic LE10, 20 notes

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 - 04:14 GMT

Plastic currencies are produced from polymer, and were first used as currency-making material in Australia in 1988.

CBE denies banning some banknote categories

Sun, 04 Jul 2021 - 11:37 GMT

In a statement, the CBE reiterated dealing with all the banknotes in the markets will continue, defying claims that some paper currency categories will be banned as plastic banknotes are printed.

CBE denies issuing 500-pound banknote

Thu, 28 May 2020 - 11:20 GMT

An official at the bank dismissed as groundless reports circulated in social media.

Egypt to issue plastic currency starting with LE 10 notes

Fri, 06 Mar 2020 - 03:51 GMT

Gamal Negm, deputy governor of the Central Bank of Egypt said the country will start issuing plastic currency, starting with the LE 10 ($0.64) notes, as banknotes will be printed in the New Administrative Capital's printing facilities.

CBE denies reports on counterfeit banknotes traded at markets

Thu, 16 Jan 2020 - 06:21 GMT

CBE said all phases of producing banknotes are carried out according to the latest technological means and are printed with advanced security processes.

Egypt's banknotes with scribbling: tradable or not?

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 - 08:43 GMT

The CBE’s decision was taken after members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood and opponents started trading with banknotes have phrases insulting President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi.

No intention to issue new cash banknotes: Gamal Negm

Thu, 26 Jul 2018 - 11:10 GMT

Negm stressed that the state is currently supporting the expansion in the financial technology and electronic payments field.

6 bills, 12 landmarks, statues that made it to Egypt's money

Sun, 04 Mar 2018 - 10:10 GMT

We take you through all the images on Egyptian banknotes, detailing what they represent.

NBE injects LE 2 billion in new banknotes for Eid

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 - 02:08 GMT

The money was pumped in more than 3,500 ATMs across Egypt.

Egypt's M2 money supply up 38.74% YoY in July: CBE

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 - 11:34 GMT

gypt’s M2 money supply was up 38.74 percent at the end of July from a year earlier.

Volume of issued banknote up LE 8B by end of April: CBE

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 - 10:01 GMT

Egypt’s central bank has printed 100 million of the LE 1 notes in January and 100 million of the LE 0.5 notes.