Established in 1951, Horiuchi Trading Company Ltd. has been dealing with leathers, specialized in Crocodile, Alligator and Ostrich. When it come to Crocodile leather, we are the largest trader in the domestic market and have a large share in the world market.
We start from buy raw skins, tan and finish them in Japan and deliver finished leathers to customers. Our production process is consistent and strictly controlled with responsibility. The high quality of our finished leathers is appreciated in the world market through high fashion brands.
Our ample stock of skins and a lot of expertise tan and finishing Technique make it possible for us to meet various requirement of customers. We offer not only classic glazing and matte finish, but also Indigo Dye Finish, Nappa Finish and other fancy ways of finishing.

Corporate Information

Registered Company Name
Horiuchi Trading Co., Ltd.
Mitsuko Takehara
HT Bldg., 1-6-13 Misuji Taito-ku, Tokyo 111-0055 
Tel. No.
(from overseas +81-3-3865-0966)
Fax No.
(from overseas +81-3-3865-6644)
Paid up capital
JPY 87,250,000.-
Scope of Business
Import/Export of reptile/ostrich skins
Import/Export of finished reptile leather
Import of peanuts
Import skins from
Papua New Guinea, South Africa, Thailand, Zimbabwe, U.S.A., Australia, Columbia and Venezuela
Export skins to
France, Italy and Hong Kong

Brief History of HTC

  • 1951
    Tetsuo Horiuchi established Horiuchi Boeki Shokai, and began to deal with reptile skins and Okinawan brown sugar.
  • 1953
    Incorporated into Horiuchi Trading Co., Ltd. Mr. Tetsuo Horiuchi made the first president of the company. Started importing peanuts.
  • 1967
    Dispatched a staff to Papua New Guinea to be stationed there, and started importing raw crocodile skins.
  • 1980
    Japan joined the "Washington Treaty."
  • 1990
    Mr. Yoichi Takehara assumed the position of the President.
  • 1996
    Made an agent contract with a South African ostrich leather supplier Klein Karoo International Ltd(CAPE KAROO INTERNATIONAL). and started importing Ostrich leathers and wholesaling.
  • 2010
    Mr. Tadatsugu Tanabe assumed the position of the President.
  • 2020
    Ms. Mitsuko Takehara assumed the position of the President.
Horiuchi Trading Co., Ltd.
HT Bldg., 1-6-13 Misuji Taito-ku, Tokyo 111-0055 
TEL 03-3865-0966 FAX 03-3865-6446
© 2009- Horiuchi Trading Co., Ltd.