Sherritt Publishes Cobalt Reference Price and Warrant Conversion Ratio for March 2019

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Sherritt International Corporation (Sherritt) (TSX:S), a world leader in the mining and refining of nickel and cobalt from lateritic ores, today published the Applicable Reference Cobalt Price and Applicable Common Shares per Warrant Ratio for the three-month period ended February 28, 2019.

Reference Date       Applicable Reference Cobalt Price       Applicable Common Shares per Warrant Ratio
February 28, 2019       US$23.45       1.00

Consistent with the terms of the Warrant Indenture dated as of January 25, 2018 and available on SEDAR, Sherritt will calculate and publish the Applicable Reference Cobalt Price based on the simple average of the midpoint of the Fastmarkets MB (formerly known as Metal Bulletin) High Price and the Fastmarkets MB Low Price1, expressed in US dollars per pound, for the three consecutive full calendar months immediately preceding each monthly Conversion Ratio Reset Date. The Applicable Common Shares per Warrant Ratio disclosed here will apply on any warrant Exercise Date from, and including, March 7, 2019 through April 5, 2019.

The next Applicable Reference Cobalt Price and Applicable Common Shares per Warrant Ratio for the three-month period ended March 31, 2019 will be announced on April 5, 2019.

About Sherritt

Sherritt is a world leader in the mining and refining of nickel and cobalt from lateritic ores with projects and operations in Canada, Cuba and Madagascar. The Corporation is the largest independent energy producer in Cuba, with extensive oil and power operations across the island. Sherritt licenses its proprietary technologies and provides metallurgical services to mining and refining operations worldwide. The Corporations common shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol S.

1 The Fastmarkets MB High Price means the Fastmarkets Cobalt standard grade MB free market US$/lb in warehouse monthly average high; and the Fastmarkets MB Low Price means the Fastmarkets Cobalt standard grade MB free market US$/lb in warehouse monthly average low. Metal Bulletin was rebranded as Fastmarkets MB on October 1, 2018 and changed the names of its benchmark in-warehouse Rotterdam cobalt price assessments on January 2, 2019. Underlying pricing data remains the same.

Joe Racanelli, Director of Investor Relations
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