January 24, 2018 – Toronto, Ontario – Starrex International Ltd. (“Starrex” or the “Company”) (CSE: STX) announces that the Company has completed the private placement of a $500,000 Convertible Note to an arms-length investor. The Note bears interest at 6% per annum and matures January 22, 2019. The Note is convertible at the option of the holder into common shares of Starrex at a rate of $0.73 US per share, and is secured by the covenant of Starrex but is otherwise unsecured.

The cash proceeds received by the Company from the issuance of the Convertible Note will be used for working capital, business expansion and general corporate expenses.

All of the securities issued pursuant to this private placement will be subject to a four (4) month hold period.

For further information please contact Ronald Mann, Secretary, Investor Relations Officer of Starrex, at (647) 981-2782, email address: rmann@starrexintl.com.

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