- Brazil produced over 5.6 billion pounds of coffee, easily making it the highest volume producer of coffee in 2006. This number was nearly triple that of Vietnam, the next highest producer.
- The United States was the top importer of green coffee beans. With over 23.8 million pounds of coffee coming into the country, it imported well over 15 percent of the entire world coffee production. Germany, the next largest importer of coffee, imported five million fewer pounds than the U.S.