• Organization TypeGovernment, Investment & Finance
  • Staff10,000+
  • HeadquartersEgypt
  • Founded1898

National Bank of Egypt (NBE)

Since its inception in 1898 with a capital of GBP1 million, NBE has been regarded as one of the oldest and most respected commercial banks in Egypt.Never isolated from national issues or concerns, NBE has been the primary supporter of Egypt’s national economy by financing the major Egyptian national projects. NBE’s missions and operations have continuously evolved throughout history and the economic and political changes experienced by the country.NBE was entrusted with issuing banknotes and handling government accounts, then in the 1950’s its activities evolved to undertaking the duties of the Central Bank. In the 1960’s it focused on commercial banking while still handling the central banking duties in locations where the Central Bank had no branches. Eventually, issuing and managing Investment Certificates for the State.NBE currently controls 23.6% of the market share of total assets in the Egyptian banking sector, 25.8% of total deposits, and 21.8% of total loans. NBE owns a large network includes over 337 branches, offices and banking units across the country, alongside an international presence through NBE (United Kingdom), NBE (Republic of the Sudan) and NBE’s branches in New York (United States of America) and Shanghai (People’s Republic of China), as well as representative offices in Johannesburg (South Africa), Dubai (United Arab Emirates), and Adis Ababa (Republic of Ethiopia), in addition to a branch in the Dubai International Finance Center.NBE also has a network of correspondents throughout the world, but centered in Europe— Egypt’s primary trade partner.NBE is always keen on an effective presence in brokerage, financing different sectors, and maintaining the client’s trust by offing the best and latest services.Whilst leading the local banking market,NBE is continuously upgrading its network of branches and channels of electronic communication, and strives to refine its human resources through advanced national and international training programs.
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Staff at National Bank of Egypt (NBE) have experience in


  • development
  • banking system
  • finance
  • urban planning
  • project support


  • goal global


  • egypt
  • united states
  • jordan
  • sudan
  • lebanon


  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

Company Offices

  • Egypt (headquarters)
  • Cairo