Forest ecological service function are more concerned throughout the world due to the environmental degradation and economic development imbalances. As a developing country, Chinese forest ecological compensation policies and laws have been constantly adjusted and perfected in recent years. This paper analyzes the status quo of China's forest ecological compensation policies and laws. Based on these policy and law systems analysis, the main problems are discussed in detail. The big problems conclude the unclear definition of ecological compensation, the low standard of the compensation, the too narrow coverage of the compensation and lack of diversity channels and market mechanism.