Table ( 31 ) : Securities Held by Banks  1/
(LE Millions)
  Oct-03 Dec-03 Feb-04 Mar-04 Apr-04 Jun-04 Jul-04 Aug-04  Sep -04  Oct -04  Nov -04  Dec -04 Jun-02 Jun-03 Jun-04  Jan -05  Feb -05  Mar -05  Apr -05  May -05 Jun-05 Jul-05 Aug-05 Sep-05
Total Securities 113,333 117,023 119,313 121,230 123,513 124,099 123,836 127,502 128,900 128,110 132,057 135,354 87,726 111,338 137,431 172,724 174,280 172,026 168,430 170,575 172,177 178,118 181,512 183,800
   In Local Currency 86,519 89,468 90,690 91,722 93,668 92,542 92,773 96,591 98,097 97,028 100,837 104,089 66,982 86,000 105,874 142,068 143,777 141,299 137,769 139,712 140,840 146,470 149,633 152,399
   In Foreign Currency 26,814 27,555 28,623 29,508 29,845 31,557 31,063 30,911 30,803 31,082 31,220 31,265 20,744 25,338 31,557 30,656 30,503 30,727 30,661 30,863 31,337 31,648 31,879 31,401
Government Sector  87,923 91,232 92,431 93,227 94,704 93,736 94,796 98,431 99,434 98,101 101,632 103,764 64,163 87,318 107,068 141,314 141,506 138,315 134,282 136,240 136,470 141,609 143,115 143,423
   In Local Currency of which: 70,125 73,300 74,338 75,055 76,371 75,106 76,213 79,980 81,128 79,791 83,345 85,839 51,743 69,853 88,438 124,272 124,545 121,448 117,486 119,500 119,876 125,243 126,539 126,936
Bills issued for CBE                         0 0 13,332   36,636 32,849 30,262 31,873 33,115 -- --  --
CBE Notes                                             16,394 24,837
   In Foreign Currency 17,798 17,932 18,093 18,172 18,333 18,630 18,583 18,451 18,306 18,310 18,287 17,925 12,420 17,465 18,630 17,042 16,961 16,867 16,796 16,740 16,594 16,366 16,576 16,487
Public Business Sector 666 666 654 668 651 630 622 621 772 642 641 629 814 648 630 635 633 644 647 652 666 663 669 668
   In Local Currency 666 666 654 668 651 630 622 621 772 642 641 629 811 648 630 635 633 644 647 652 666 663 669 668
   In Foreign Currency 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Private Business Sector 17,476 17,402 18,160 18,556 19,207 19,691 18,709 18,745 19,001 19,625 19,811 21,277 18,131 17,203 19,691 21,205 22,698 23,399 23,684 23,825 25,009 25,473 27,368 29,366
   In Local Currency 15,728 15,501 15,698 15,999 16,646 16,806 15,938 15,990 16,197 16,595 16,731 17,621 14,428 15,499 16,806 17,161 18,599 19,207 19,636 19,560 20,298 20,564 22,425 24,795
   In Foreign Currency 1,748 1,901 2,462 2,557 2,561 2,885 2,771 2,755 2,804 3,030 3,080 3,656 3,703 1,704 2,885 4,044 4,099 4,192 4,048 4,265 4,711 4,909 4,943 4,571
Foreign Sector 7,268 7,723 8,068 8,779 8,951 10,042 9,709 9,705 9,693 9,742 9,973 9,684 4,618 6,169 10,042 9,570 9,443 9,668 9,817 9,858 10,032 10,373 10,360 10,343
   In Local Currency 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 120 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   In Foreign Currency 7,268 7,722 8,068 8,779 8,951 10,042 9,709 9,705 9,693 9,742 9,853 9,684 4,618 6,169 10,042 9,570 9,443 9,668 9,817 9,858 10,032 10,373 10,360 10,343
Source: Central Bank of Egypt.
1/ Excludes securities held by the Central Bank of Egypt.
-- No Issuance during the period.