World Bulletin / News Desk
The February figure was down from 10.35 percent in January, according to the data.
The highest annual increase in February was seen in furnishing and household equipment, up 15.66 percent, and in transportation prices, up 13.19 percent.
On a monthly basis, consumer prices in February saw a change of 0.73 percent, standing above expectations.
According to a a group of economists polled by Anadolu Agency last Thursday, Turkey's annual inflation rate had been expected to fall to 10.03 percent in February.
The median of estimates for February by 20 economists was a 0.52 percent rise compared to the previous month.