Fortune International (FIL) was incorporated in 1981 and is mainly engaged in trading activities and exports. J N Chaudhry is the chairman of the company. FIL's manufacturing unit is located in the Madras export processing zone in Tamilnadu. It has a collaboration with Gewerkschaft Schalke Eisenhutte, Germany, and Simonazzi A & L, Italy. The company has reduced its dependence on CIS markets. During 1998-99, the company has exported rice, soyabean, readymade garments, softwares and other items & commodities to South Africa, Bangladesh, Europe, America etc. In current year the company is giving more thrust to Software & IT exports.