Definition of grey goods in English:

grey goods

plural noun

  • Computing equipment.

    Compare with brown goods, white goods
    • ‘The most common grey goods are computers, electronic goods, motor vehicles, agricultural machinery and photocopiers.’
    • ‘It looks at the market for grey goods in the UK, energy efficiency standards and stakeholder activities in this area, and the possible role of the Partnership.’
    • ‘Parallel importers of grey goods do not generally disclose to consumers that they are not authorised dealers of the foreign principal or local licensed importer.’
    • ‘Teams of investigators identify distributors of grey goods along these supply routes, and exclude them.’
    • ‘But the safer route to attempting to block the importation of grey goods in this situation is clearly to assign the copyright, he says.’