Plastic Cards Market

Global Market Study on Plastic Cards: Technological Advancements and Move Towards Digital World Driving Revenue Growth

Plastic Cards Market Segmented By Chip Enabled Cards, Regular Cards, Smart Cards Technology for Payment Cards, Government/Health, SIM Cards, Transportation Cards, Gift Cards, Access Cards

Report ID: PMRREP24598

Number of Pages: 220

Format: PPT*, PDF, EXCEL

Industry: Consumer Goods

Published Date: September-2018

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Plastic cards gave various opportunities across countries on the backdrop of an increasing number of banks and financial institutions, worldwide. Moreover, growth in the usage of mobile phones have resulted in the increased demand for plastic cards. This has encouraged manufacturers to come up with more novel products in the market.

A recent Persistence Market Research study predicts the plastic cards market to record expansion at a 7.4% CAGR over the forecast period (2018-2026). Plastic cards continue to witness increased traction in banks and SIM cards. However, growth in gift card application is also expected to be impressive.

In today’s era, it is impossible to visualize modern banking operations, commercial transactions, and other payments without using plastic cards. Plastic cards are now gradually becoming the custom across the globe, as people nowadays are choosing plastic as compared to paper, since there are numerous compensations. The rising intrusion of smart phones has made expertise much more accessible to users through technological applications. Governments are also moving forward for a 'Digital World', and the focus on growing e-payments is a significant driver in replacing physical payments with new innovative solutions.

But, at the same time, in existing ecosystems, the use of plastic cards is growing at an unprecedented rate, globally. People are looking towards hassle-free techniques. Smart cards have many innovative features, which may spurt their use. Smart cards are safer to use in an electronic form than the present form of cards.

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Increasing Technological Developments in Developing and Developed Countries Creating the Demand for Plastic Cards

APAC holds a high market share in plastic cards market when compared to other regions, owing to the increased number of financial institutions present in the region. The increasing usage of financial cards has created the demand for plastic cards in the region. Manufacturers are focusing on meeting consumer demand for plastic cards in the APAC region.

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Plastic Cards Replacing Cash and Coins

Owing to a decrease in the cash flow between retailers and consumers, there is an increased demand for plastic cards. Plastic cards give consumers certain offers for any purchase, which eventually creates a demand for them. Consumers in North America use gift cards, as this helps the person to make a variety of purchases according to requirement. Gift cards are a good replacement for buying gifts/presents.

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Increasing Growth in the Debit Card Sector

Debit cards are the most common card types, which makes up nearly 71% of the worldwide total. The share of debit cards is expected to rise further, mainly as a result of financial inclusion initiatives in developing markets in Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa, and Latin America.

Plastic Cards Market Analysis by Technology

The chip enabled cards segment is expected to be valued at US$ 31,293.5 Mn by 2026, and is projected to register a CAGR of 7.5% over the forecast period. Furthermore, the segment is also the primary revenue generator in the global plastic cards market. This segment accounts for 81% market share in the overall plastic cards market in terms of technology, and is anticipated to continue to maintain its significant market share during the forecast period.


Plastic Cards Market Analysis by Application

In terms of value, the payment cards application segment is anticipated to register a CAGR of 8.6% over the forecast period. The payment cards segment is further categorized as credit cards, charge cards, debit cards, and prepaid cards. The debit cards segment accounts for a high market share in terms of value.

Plastic Cards Market Analysis by Region

On the basis of region, Asia Pacific is projected to remain dominant in the global plastic cards market throughout the forecast period. The chip enabled cards segment is estimated to account for a significant market share of 79% in the APAC market by 2018 end.

Market Segmentation

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By Technology

  • Chip Enabled Cards
  • Regular Cards
    • Barcode Cards
    • Magnetic Strips Cards
  • Smart Cards
    • Contact Cards
    • Contactless Cards
    • Hybrid Cards
    • Dual-interface Cards

By Application

  • Payment Cards
    • Credit Cards
    • Charge Cards
    • Debit Cards
    • Prepaid Cards
  • Government/Health
    • National Identity Cards
    • Driving Licenses
    • Public & Private Health Cards
    • Others
  • SIM Cards
  • Transportation Cards
  • Gift Cards
  • Access Cards
  • Others

By Region

  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East & Africa

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Companies Covered in This Report

  • Gemalto N.V.
  • CPI Card Group Inc.
  • Giesecke & Devrient GmbH
  • American Banknote Corporation
  • IDEMIA France SAS
  • Perfect Plastic Printing Corporation
  • Goldpac Group Limited
  • Inteligensa Group
  • Marketing Card Technology, LLC
  • dz card (International) Ltd.
  • TAG Systems SA
  • TAG Systems SA
  • Teraco, Inc.
  • Tactilis Pte. Limited
  • Arroweye Solutions, Inc.
  • CardLogix Corporation
  • CardLogix Corporation
  • Toppan Printing Co., Ltd.
  • Others.

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