the japan oil & fat importers & exporters association

We, as JOFIEA, are committed to support establishment of resilient and sustainable oilseed and fats supply chain in the food industry and establish a new framework for our future generation by recognition the challenges of Planetary Boundary.

About Us

AssociationThe Japan Oil & Fat Importers & Exporters Association(JOFIEA)
Office9th Floor Ichigo Ningyocho Building
No.10-14, 1-Chome, Nihonbashi Horidome-Cho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo (103-0012)
TEL +81-(0)3-3662-9821
FAX +81-(0)3-3667-7867
Founding April 17, 1951
Purpose of AssociationAs a general liaison organization for oilseed/oil&fats import/export trading :
– support ordinal course of operation
– provide and suggest own reading and opinion in the industry to relevant authorities

and industries
– conduct overseas market research
– support to sustainable supply chain by communicating relevant associations and

export group in the origin countries
Main activityActive coordination in public and private international conferences
– Liaison and cooperate with domestic and abroad organizations
– Publication of import and export statistics
– Respond to inquiries from relevant authorities and suggest opinions
– Implementation of fellowship activities for association members  

Target Item

Oil seeds Soybeans, Canola, Cottonseeds, Sesame and others
Fats Palm oil, Coconut oil, Sunflower oil, Olive oil other vegetable oils, beef and pork fat, fish oil,
other animal oils and fats


Cargill Japan LLCItochu CorporationKanematsu Corporation
Kibun Trading Inc.Marubeni CorporationMC Agri Alliance Ltd
Mitsubishi CorporationMitsui & Co., Ltd.Mitsui & Co. AgriFoods.Ltd
Sojitz CorporationSumitomo CorporationTaiyo Bussan Kaisha, LTD
Toyota Tsusho CorporationViterra Japan LimitedZen-Noh

Statistical data

Japan’s import quantity (oilseeds, oils and fats, etc.)

Soybean import quantity

Canola/Rapeseed import quantity

Sesame seed import quantity