Illicit trade is worldwide phenomenon that is affecting a relevant number of people and communities around the world. The WTO, on its part, has dealt with the Illicit Trade Issue in the context of their Covered Agreements, the Case Law and the Waivers. In doing so, the WTO has raised many questions.This research will analyse the problems generated by the current stance of the WTO on this issue, looking forward to shed light on the matter.Ultimately, this research aims at providing some response.