About us

As of May 30, 2024

Name Japan Textiles Exporters Association
Date of Foundation April 2000.

History of The Association
In 1952, based on the Export and Import Transaction Act, The Japan Textile Products Exporters Association, Japan Woollen & Linen Textiles Exporters Association, Japan Cotton Textiles Exporters Association and Japan Silk & Synthetic Textiles Exporters Association were established with the approval of the Minister of International Trade and Industry.

In 1997, Japan Cotton Textiles Exporters Association merged with Japan Silk & Synthetic Textiles Exporters Association.

In 2000, the three associations merged to form Japan Textiles Exporters Association.

Authorizing law and Classification A public interest corporation under the Export and Import Transaction Act related the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.
Office Head Quarters  
6th Floor, Yushutu Sen-i Kaikan,
4-9, Bingomachi 3-chome, Chuo-ku, Osaka City,
541-0051 ,Japan    Map
Tokyo office
7-14, Nihombashi-Honcho 1-chome, Chuo-ku,
Tokyo 103-0023, Japan    Map
Total Number of Members 89
Membership List
Representatives and Officers President|Hideto Takeuchi
Managing Director|16
Objectives The purpose of the JTEA is to establish order in export transactions, to prevent unfair export transactions and to promote the common interests of its members, and thereby to promote the sound development of export trade in textiles and textile products.
Item for The Articles of the JTEAHandling Items Yarns, fabrics, knitted fabrics, carpets, non-woven fabrics, felts, woven and knitted clothing, and accessories for clothing, neckties, gloves, socks, shawls, hats, personal effects, bedding, interior furnishings, string, ropes, nets, other textile products, and typewriter ribbons made of various textile materials such as braid, Textile footwear and parts, silk, wool, cotton, hemp, man-made fibers, and other plants. 

Organization Chart

Division Meeting Divisional Committee
Raw Materials and Supplies Division The Raw Materials and Supplies Committee
The Fishing Net and Yarn Committee
Weaving and Knitting Division The Weaving and Knitting Committee
Product Division The Apparel Committee
-The Scarf and Handkerchief Subcommittee
-The Hat and Braid Subcommittee
The Housewares Committee
 -Rugs Subcommittee
Expert Division The Overseas Market Development Committee
The CSR Committee
The Logistics Committee
 -The Tariff System and Others Subcommittee
                                (Kanto area/Kansai area)