Chart of the day: Exposures to Greece, Ireland, Portugal and Spain

I am going through the BIS Quarterly Review that just came out and it is packed with useful information about the global economy.  With regard to the sovereign debt crisis, I found the following chart a good one for getting a feel for the exposure to the crisis-ridden countries of the Eurozone. Notice how Ireland is considered in this analysis and Italy is not.



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