According to Istat, in June 2011 the seasonally adjusted index of confidence in the manufacturing sector falls to 100.5 from 101.1 in May. The judgments and orders slightly worse production expectations remained stable. The balance of responses on the level of inventories increases. The index decreased from 100.2 to 98.8 in capital goods, while increasing from 100.1 to 100.8 in consumer goods and from 104.7 to 105.3 in intermediate goods. According to the usual quarterly questions on the activity of exporting companies, in the second quarter both judgments and expectations on export turnover worse. Decreases then the share of those reporting the presence of obstacles to the export as well as that of those who viewed the export prices higher than those charged domestically. In May 2011, the seasonally adjusted index of confidence of the construction companies rose to 80.6 from 73.3 in April. Improve both the opinions on orders and / or construction plans, and employment expectations. The index rose to 68.8 from 64.3 in the construction of buildings, from 72.3 to 80.4 in civil engineering and from 83.1 to 95.2 in specialized construction jobs.