About us

As of May. 30, 2024

Name The Japan Textiles Importers Association
Date of Foundation May 1972.

History of The Association
In 1963, The Japan Woollen Products Importers Association and The Japan Textile Importers Association were established with approval of the Minister of International Trade and Industry under the Export and Import Transaction Act on Ministry of International Trade and Industry.

Moreover the Two Associations merged in 1972 to form The Japan Textiles Importers Association.

On April 1, 1999, The Japan textiles importers association (JTIA) had absorbed and merged The Japan Raw Silk Importers Association and The JTIA became Japan’s only Textile Trade organization based on the Export and Import Transaction Act.

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   
7-14, Nihombashi-Honcho 1-chome,Chuo-ku,
Tokyo 103-0023, Japan Map
Osaka Office     
6th Floor, Yushutu Sen-i Kaikan,
4-9, Bingomachi 3-chome, Chuo-ku, Osaka City,
541-0051, Japan Map
Total Number of Members 37
Membership List
Representatives and Officers President|Hideto Takeuchi
Managing Director|7
Objectives The purpose of the JTIA is to establish order in the import trade and to promote the common interests of its members, thereby promoting the sound development of the import trade in textile products.
Item for The Articles of the JTIA(Handling Items) Yarns, fabrics, knitted fabrics, carpets, non-woven fabrics, felts, woven and  knitted clothing, leather clothing, accessories for clothing, neckties, gloves, socks, shawls, hats, personal effects, bedding, interior furnishings, string, ropes, nets, and other textile products made various fiber materials such as silk, wool, cotton, hemp, man-made fibers, other plants, metals, and glass. 

Organization Chart

Division Meeting Divisional Committee
Raw Materials and Textiles Division The Textile Materials Committee
The Silk Subcommittee
Product Division The Apparel Committee
The Asian States Subcommittee
The Home Textiles Committee
Trade Issues and Institutions Division The CSR Committee
The Logistics Committee
 -The Tariff System and Others Subcommittee
                                (Kanto area/Kansai area)