Abstract: This paper makes an in-depth analysis of the economic and political attributes of language and clarifies the basic concepts of the economic and political attributes of language. In terms of the economic attributes of language，the paper demonstrates the value of language resources，explores the multiform modes of language industry，and discusses the language industry and its contribution to economic development. In terms of the political attributes of language, the paper explores the motivation of the political attributes of language，explains the concrete manifestation of the political attributes of language, and studies the main functions of the political attribute of language and its influence at home and abroad．
Key words: language; economic attribute; language industry; political attribute; discourse power; political function
The Chinese version appeared in Journal of University of Science and Technology Beijing, 2020(12).