Welcome to Jute Products Importers Association - Kolkata

The Jute Products Importers Association of Kolkata represents the majority of companies operating in West Bengal, India in the imported jute goods market.

JPIA’s aim is to promote the business profile of its members and to provide the firms who choose to do business with JPIA members, whether as buyers or suppliers, with an assurance of the quality, commitment and timely delivery of products.

Registered under Act XXI1860 (Amended Act XXVI of 1961) No.20076 dated 30th April 2014.


Since its inception in 2014, as an autonomous, nonprofit body dedicated to promotion of imports, The Jute Products Importers Association, popularly known as JPIA has been the international face of imported jute products to India. JPIA has a membership of around 30 companies spread across major cities in India. Its members are well established traders and importers of jute products like Yarns, Fabrics and Bags, showcasing a dazzling array of products across the value chain. The Association connects international sellers with appropriate buyers and facilitates interaction that enables them to sell their products.

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  • Jute is completely biodegradable and environmentally friendly. Jute can blend into mother earth in just 2 to 3 years without producing any toxic fumes. In comparison, plastic takes about 1,000 years to decompose!
  • One hectare of jute plants consume about 15 tonnes of CO2, while releasing 11 tonnes of oxygen in just 100 days of the harvesting period. It is expected that the farmers will use carbon credit in future validated by the UNFCCC
  • Jute is the second most important vegetable fibre after cotton noted for its various uses and applications
  • Jute bags are strong, durable with high insulating and anti-static properties
  • Jute bags are economically cheaper due to recyclability and long life
  • Jute bags can be aesthetically very appealing as they can be customized based on size, design, printing and color selection
  • Jute bags are used extensively as an advertisement tool to promote a shop/ company/ organization as the customized printing in front of the bag are highly attractive
  • Increasing awareness about the environment protection has led to a surge of jute bags demand from consumers. A large number of retailers, hypermarkets, gift shops, wine shops, food suppliers among others now prefer to use jute bags
  • A large number of corporate houses have been focusing on environmentally friendly practices. One of the outcomes is to cut down on non-recyclable items and use nature friendly products like jute. This promotes Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) of the company
  • Recent ban on the use of plastic bags in some cities has put jute bags as a perfect substitute
  • Accepting the importance of jute fibre, the general assembly of the United Nations has declared 2009 to be the “International Year of Natural Fibres”.

Seminar on Anti-Dumping Duty on Imports of Jute Products from Bangladesh by India: Challenges & Potential Way-out.

Arranged by: Dhaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry.
Ball Room 1, Sonargaon Hotel, Dhaka, 15 November 2016.


Jute Yarn

Jute Hessian Cloth Burlap

Twill Sacking Bags

Jute Shopping Bags

Jute Hessian Bags

Soil Savers Ground Covers

Jute Webbing

Jute Twine

Jute Carpet Backing Cloth

Jute Felt