Economic law is a legal department that makes an overall, systematic, comprehensive and comprehensive adjustment to the relationship of socialist market economy. At this stage, it mainly adjusts the economic management relations and a certain range of business coordination relations with various organizations as the basic subjects in the process of social production and reproduction. We should grasp this concept from the following three points: （1） Economic law is the general term of economic legal norms. （2） Economic law is the general name of legal norms regulating economic relations. （3） Economic law regulates a certain range of economic relations. Economic law is the general name of legal norms that regulate social relations in the process of national macroeconomic management. We can't simply think that economic law is the law to adjust economic relations. The civil and commercial law also regulates economic relations.