The OECD has announced that [Mauritius](http://www.oecd.org/tax/exchange-of-tax-information/mauritius-deepens-its-commitment-to-fight-international-tax-avoidance-and-evasion.htm) has taken a significant step to enhance its exchange of information legal framework and has signed the [Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters](http://www.oecd.org/tax/exchange-of-tax-information/conventiononmutualadministrativeassistanceintaxmatters.htm). It is the seventh member of the African Tax Administration Forum to join the Convention and becomes the 87th jurisdiction participating in this truly global instrument to fight international tax avoidance and evasion.
The OECD further notes that Mauritius has been very active in ensuring effective implementation of international standards of transparency and exchange of information which is also evidenced by its long standing commitment to implementing the standards. It is a member of the [Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information](http://www.oecd.org/tax/transparency/) and the 2014 peer review of Mauritius concluded that it is largely Compliant with the standard of exchange of information on request.
The 87 jurisdictions participating in the Convention can be found [here](http://www.oecd.org/ctp/exchange-of-tax-information/Status_of_convention.pdf).