Egypt denies rumours on issuing 500-pound banknote. Egypt
Egypt has no intention to issue a new 2500-Egyptian pound banknote, the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) stressed yesterday. “All the forms of the Egyptian pound banknotes currently traded will stay as they are without any changes,” CBE said in a statement, adding that there was no intention to introduce new categories of local banknotes. more

Egypt : Gov’t to replace paper banknotes with plastic Egypt
The money in Egypt may feel a little funny in another year or so. That’s because the Egyptian central bank will start printing plastic banknotes instead of the paper currency currently in use. CGTN’s Yasser Hakim reports from Cairo. Most of Egyptian pound notes are made from paper. But from 2020, the paper money will more

Central Bank of Egypt plans to launch polymer banknotes by 2020 Egypt
The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) is planning to launch new plastic or polymer banknotes by the year 2020. In a statement to state-run Middle East News Agency (MENA), CBE Governor Tarek Amer said that the polymer banknotes would be more durable than paper ones. “Polymer banknotes are already being used in major economies,” he more