Promising avenues of Belarusian-Czech cooperation, with emphasis on the economy were discussed in Minsk by Foreign Minister of Belarus Vladimir Makei and Minister of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic Jan Mládek. During the meeting of the commission on economic, industrial and R&D cooperation the parties signed several bilateral documents. In particular, a memorandum on standardization, metrology and conformity assessment. The parties have identified new fields for cooperation in power engineering, industry, transport, agriculture and forestry. The next meeting of the commission will be held in Prague in 2017.