Southern Pine Global

Southern Pine


Stable and reliable supply. Strength. Treatable. Versatile. Certified. Sustainable. These are just a few of the reasons why importers around the world seek Southern Pine lumber – and Southern Pine Global is the resource for them. 

The Southern Forest Products Association (SFPA) offers a variety of services to assist those importers source, specify, and use Southern Pine, supported by our American Softwoods (AMSO) trade offices and international consultants.

As a USDA Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) cooperator, SFPA receives nearly $1 million annually to support export promotions. Those funds help SFPA develop and manage programs and activities each year to increase exports of Southern Pine lumber and provide education on application and best use as part of its international program – Southern Pine Global.

Purchase Inquiry

Are you looking to import Southern Pine from the United States? Let the Southern Forest Products Association (SFPA) help you source your lumber from U.S. suppliers.



Southern Forest Products Association lumber exporters, dealers, and distributors tap into and leverage SFPA’s and AMSO’s global network of industry representatives to support international trade.


SFPA’s International Program, supported by those USDA funds, has operated for more than 35 years and benefits member companies exporting to international markets. A primary benefit of the program includes representation at major trade events around the world.

Technical Publications

SFPA’s International Lumber Library is the resource for using Southern Pine lumber in your next project. Each of the 14+ publications, translated in 12 languages, provides design-build professionals, residential contractors, do-it-yourselfers, and everyone in between the tools and information necessary for designing and building with Southern Pine.

Certified Southern Pine

Most Southern Yellow Pine is sourced from sustainable, privately owned family forests in rural communities throughout the Southeastern United States. Using the best scientific forest management practices, Southern Pine producers manage their land for clean water, wildlife habitat, recreation and wood products. They may also offer certified products under one or more standard and certificate-issuing organizations.



AMSO is a promotional partnership formed by three major U.S. softwood trade associations: the Southern Forest Products Association, the Softwood Export Council, and APA – The Engineered Wood Association.