MEQRMeasure Equivalent to a Quantitative Restriction
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In the German Beer case, the Commission challenged two German laws, alleging they were illegal MEQRs that blocked imports from the German beer market.
The language of Article XI:1 is broad and captures both explicit quantitative restrictions and MEQRs, which are called "non-tariff barriers" in GATT jurisprudence.
Previous cases have held that "disguised" restrictions on trade are essentially colourable restrictions, like MEQRs in Community law.