Egypt’s central bank issues LE 11B in T-bills Sunday
CAIRO – 15 August 2021: The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE), on behalf of the Ministry of Finance, is set to issue LE 11 billion in treasury bills (T-bills) on Sunday, August 15
The T-bills were offered in two installments, with the first valued at LE 6 billion with a 91-day term, and the second worth LE 5 billion with a 273-day term.
Earlier, the Ministry of Finance announced the possibility of reducing the accepted quantities of bills and bonds bids on the public treasury, issued in local currency until the end of the current fiscal year.
For the current fiscal year, the budget deficit is estimated to record 6.6 percent of gross domestic product (GDP), planned by the ministry to be financed through treasury bills and bonds and through international and Arab loans.