2. The sale or import of goods by unauthorized dealers.
1. Trading in gray or "when-issued" markets can provide a good indication of demand for a new issue.
In some parts of the world "gray" is spelled "grey".
2. In this case, items that were manufactured abroad and imported into a country without the consent of the trademark holder would be a gray market good.
Investment dictionary. Academic. 2012.
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