Having already presented its case for importing grey market goods in the EU courts, British supermarket giant Tesco has been somewhat vindicated by a government report. Published yesterday, the report was commissioned by the UK department of trade and industry and the Swedish government. Through a comparison of 133 branded goods, it clearly showed that British shoppers are paying up to 44% more than their counterparts in Sweden, France Germany and the US for dozens of branded goods; including CDs, DVDs, videos, computer game consoles, cosmetics and clothing.