Coffee grows in around eighty countries in South and Central America, the Caribbean, Africa and Asia.
Arabica coffee accounts for about three-quarters of coffee cultivated worldwide. It is grown throughout Latin America, Central and East Africa, India and, to some extent, Indonesia.
Robusta coffee is grown in West and Central Africa, throughout South-East Asia and, to some extent. in Brazil.
Brazil is the largest coffee exporting nation, but Vietnam tripled its exports between 1995 and 1999, and became a major producer of Robusta beans. Indonesia is the third-largest exporter and the largest producer of washed Arabica coffee.