European Union finance ministers are set to remove the Central American country of Belize from the blocís blacklist of tax havens in a meeting this week, an EU document said.

The decision is to be formally adopted on Friday, the document said. Eight jurisdictions are expected to remain on the list. They are: Fiji, Oman, Samoa, Trinidad and Tobago, Vanuatu and the three U.S. territories of American Samoa, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.