ISTANBUL, April 30 (Reuters) - The Turkish Central Bank kept its mid-point inflation forecast for the end of 2013 unchanged at 5.3 percent and for the end of 2014 forecast at 4.9 percent, Governor Erdem Basci said on Tuesday.
At a news conference announcing the bank's quarterly inflation report, Basci said the forecasts were based on an expected oil price of $103 per barrel this year, down from $108 in its previous report.
The bank kept its annual food price inflation forecast at 7 percent and its medium-term inflation forecast at 5 percent.
(Reporting by Can Sezer and Seda Sezer; Writing by Nick Tattersall) Keywords: TURKEY CBANK/INFLATION
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