CSO index of economic confidence fell in July to -3.4 points from -3.1 points in June due to mixed development of individual components of the index. The deterioration in the service sector contributed the most and increased pessimism among consumers. On the other hand, there was slight improvement in the industrial production and construction output. The index is negative continuously since last May. The index remains at roughly same level for about a year - despite the fact that the decline has stopped, there are no signs of significant growth trend.