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New Zealand GST change for Low Value Goods below NZD$1,000

15th August 2019

The New Zealand Parliament passed on 26th June the GST (Goods Services Tax) Offshore Supplier Registration Bill. From the 1st of December 2019, goods below value NZD$1000 will attract a GST of 15%. The changes implemented in New Zealand are very similar to the GST legislation that was introduced in Australia back in July 2018. […]


24th April 2019

The EU and UK have agreed a delay to Brexit until 31 October. So how will the deadlock be broken? The UK could leave earlier if a withdrawal agreement has been ratified by MPs. The country must now take part in European elections on 23 May – if it did not the UK would have […]

GDPR Compliant

10th May 2018

The Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) The GDPR becomes enforceable from 25th May 2018. It is intended to extend additional protection for individuals and their data, providing greater transparency and control over where their data is saved and used. The GDPR applies to the processing of personal data of data subjects residing in the EU carried […]

GEMTrack-manage your shipments on the go

19th March 2018

Monitor and manage your parcel delivery on your mobile device anytime, anywhere with GEMTrack. Download on the Apple App store Download on Google Play Features: – Track your important deliveries – Delivery history option  

Australian GST change for Low Value Goods below AUD 1,000

The Treasury Laws Amendment (GST Low Value Goods) Bill 2017 was passed in Australian parliament on 21 June, 2017. From 1 July 2018, Australian goods and services tax (GST) will apply to sales of low value goods imported by consumers into Australia. Impact on GEM customers exporting to Australia These changes mean that, as of […]

Denied Parties

24th November 2017

Denied Parties The United Nations, European Union and United States maintain lists of individuals and businesses that cannot be shipped to because sanctions are in place due to their involvement in terrorist activity or other illegal acts. These are referred to as Denied Parties. GEM or any of our delivery partners in the supply chain […]

GEM Singapore

28th October 2014

GEM Singapore – new additions to our growing fleet to support customer demand. Looking for a reliable and sustainable delivery partner in Singapore? Get in touch to see how we can add value to your business .  

Service Update- Russian Post Service Update- Russian Post

18th April 2013

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Shipping Lithium Batteries Shipping Lithium Batteries

17th April 2013

Electronic goods powered by Lithium Batteries are affected by the new 2013 IATA regulations, regardless of whether they are rechargeable (Lithium Ion) or non-rechargeable (Lithium Metal). These regulations apply when: Lithium Batteries are packed and shipped as individual items Lithium Batteries are packed separately but shipped with equipment in the same box. Example: A cell […]

Russia Service Update

18th October 2012

Tougher control measures introduced by Customs authorities in Russia can lead to significant delays in the delivery of shipments. Working with our delivery partner we have taken measures to try to minimize the impact on GEM’s customers. Please refer to the following guidelines and invoice templates available below. Guidelines: All shipments over 5 kilos will […]