On July 24, the delegation of the Republic of Bashkortostan, led by the Prime Minister of the Government of the Republic of Bashkortostan Rustem Mardanov, went on an official visit to the People's Republic of China.
The Government of Bashkiria discussed with the general contractor a construction of the Eastern Exit from Ufa. The Prime Minister Rustem Mardanov met with the vice-president of the Turkish company Limak Group Serdar Bacaksiz.
Two representatives of the Bashkir fencing won the gold medals of the European Championship. Timur Safin and Timur Arslanov rose to the first stage of the podium in Serbia as part of the Russian national team.
The long-term credit rating of the Republic of Bashkortostan is confirmed at the level of "BBB-", the forecast was changed from "Stable" to "Positive". This decision was made on June 1, 2018 by the international rating agency Fitch Ratings.