The price of cotton this month reached record highs. The spike is due to a drop in output from India and an increase in demand from China... and all that same rain and bad weather that led to flooding in Pak. In the world of globalisation what happens in Asia hits Montreal businesses as well. Nector Maris is the General Manager at Cottonia -- a company the manufactures cotton for use in the food industry. Rick Steinberg is the Director of communications for Nagi Fashions -- a hat manufacturing company.