In August 2015, during regular rating activities Standard & Poor's international agency improved its outlook on Ufa from “Negative” to “Stable” with confirming credit rating at “BB-“ on the international scale and “ruAA-“ on a national scale due to improved financial performance.
Activity of Ufa industrial production in 2015 was characterized by positive dynamics. Industrial production index reached the level of 100.8 per cent versus the previous year.
From 24 to 26 February 2016 the Russian Industrial Forum was held in the capital of the Republic of Bashkortostan. The Forum brought representatives of the Volga and the Urals Federal Districts as well as other regions of Russia together. It became a major event in the business life of the capital city and the region.
A meeting between Ildar F. Khasanov, Deputy Head of Ufa City Municipal District Administration, and Lionel Vuillaume, Director of Alliance Francaise-Ufa, was held on 18 February, 2016.
Competitions were held in Innsbruck (Austria) from 12 to 15 January 2016. Ufa was presented in four sports by 16 athletes aged 12-14: young skiers, snowboarders, speed skaters and biathletes.
A ceremony of signing a memorandum about twinning relations between the Capital of Bashkortostan Republic and the city of Qiqihar was held within the official visit of the Delegation from Ufa to China.
The delegation of Ufa led by Irek Yalalov, head of the city Administration, is now having a business visit to China.
A Festival day was held within III Urban Bayram city – planning forum in Ufa, the participation of ambitious Ufa residents in discussing the development prospects of individual city districts became one of its peculiarities.
A meeting between Irek Yalalov, Head of Ufa City Municipal District Administration of Bashkortostan Republic, and the official delegation from the Chinese city of Shenyang was held in the municipality. The Chinese delegation was headed by Mr. Yang Yazhou, Deputy Mayor of Shenyang Municipal People’s Government.
A meeting between business enterprises of Ufa and the city of Shenyang was held in the Municipality within the visit of the official Chinese delegation to the capital of Bashkortostan.
The first forum of small and medium enterprises SCO and BRICS was held in Ufa.
The official delegation of Nanchang, Jiangxi Province of China headed by the Mayor of the Government of Nanchang Mr. Guo An was in Ufa from Sept. 1 to Sept. 2. The purpose of the visit of the official delegation was signing the Agreement on Friendship and Cooperation between Ufa City Municipal District Administration and the People's Government of Nanchang City.
The first SCO and BRICS Youth Forum opened in Ufa. The Forum gathered over one hundred young leaders from Russia, Brazil, China, India, South Africa, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan who are engaged in social activities, business, politics and diplomacy.
Russian Formula 1 driver Daniil Kvyat, hailing from Ufa, performed successfully in Formula 1 Hungarian Grand Prix. Having won the second place, the Red Bull Racing team member achieved the podium finish for the first time ever.
July 26, 2015 14 students fly from Ufa to the Turkish city of Mersin. They are going on an international exchange program «MULTI». For two weeks teens from Ufa will be hosted by Turkish families
July 16, 2015 a meeting with a delegation from China was held in the Ufa City Municipal District Administration.
For two years in a row the capital of Bashkortostan ranks second in the ranking of Forbes magazine «Best business cities in Russia».
“Made in Ufa” catalogue aimed to facilitate expansion of foreign economic cooperation of small and medium-sized enterprises is published in Ufa.
June 10, 2015 Ufa City Administration hosted 8th session of the SCO Youth Council which took place within the frameworks of Russia’s presidency in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.
July 8, one of important events of summits business program - BRICS and SCO Financial Forum – took place in in the building of Ufa City Municipal District Administration. The event was organized by Vnesheconombank, presiding in interbank unions of BRICS and SCO.